• 1871 (map)
  • 222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza
  • Chicago, IL, 60654
  • United States

Our Q3 meetup focuses on how wearables are changing the world of sports and is in partnership with our friends from Rithimo.

This event will feature talks and demos from RithmioCatapult Sports, Rise ScienceTurfmapp and RockMyRace.

Beer and pizza will be served. Join us!


6:00-6:30PM: Registration and networking (demo area open)

6:30-6:45PM: Rithmio presentation by Adam Tilton, CEO & Co-Founder

6:45-7:00PM: Catapult Sport presentation by Boden Westover, Director of Marketing

7:00-7:30PM: Panel - "How wearable tech is changing sports" with:

  • Boden Westover - Director of Marketing, Catapult Sports
  • Adam Tilton - CEO & Co-Founder, Rithmio
  • Jeff Kahn - CEO, Rise Science
  • Hunter Hillenmeyer - Associate at OCA Ventures & Head of Partnerships at STRIVR
  • Moderated by Tom Emrich, Super Ventures & We Are Wearables

7:35-9:00PM: Networking and demo area featuring

  • Catapult Sports - empowers elite coaches with scientifically-validated wearable GPS technology that enables objective athlete management
  • Rithmio - motion recognition platform powering Rithmio EDGEAndroid app
  • Turfmapp - an app to help you find soccer near you
  • RockMyRace - a mobile technology that creates a customized journey for competitive athletes helping them achieve their best race experience possible

A big thanks to our partners 1871Uproar PRSuper Ventures and Rithmio for making this event possible. 

About the Startups

Rithmio is an innovator in understanding movement through wearables and connected clothing. Rithmio's motion recognition software improves our ability to measure and manage movement, delivering accurate depictions of motion to drive desired outcomes. Based in Chicago, Rithmio was co-founded in 2013 by Adam Tilton and Prashant Mehta at the University of Illinois. To learn more about Rithmio, visithttp://www.rithmio.com/ or follow @rithmio.

Catapult enlightens sport with scientifically-validated analytics, obtained with the most advancedwearable technology in the world. With precision engineering at the intersection of sports scienceand sports analytics, Catapult works with over 900 elite teams worldwide to innovate how informationshapes athletic performance. With over 250 performance metrics, Catapult’s powerful analyticsengine enables personalised value in the mitigation of risk of injury, measuring readiness forcompetition, and quantifying return to play. Catapult is based in Melbourne, Chicago and Leeds. For more information, visitcatapultsports.com

Rise Science: We’re on a mission to help elite athletes sleep better to achieve their potential. Improving sleep impacts all aspects of mind and body. for more information visithttp://www.risesci.com

Turfmapp lets you find places to play and search for soccer/football games. We show soccer turfs (facilities) on a map as well as their schedules. Learn more at https://turfmapp.com/

RockMyRace is a mobile technology that creates a customized journey for competitive athletes helping them achieve their best race experience possible. Learn more at http://www.sweetentheride.co/rockmyrace

Want to speak, demo, sponsor or volunteer at this event? Email Tom at tom@wearewearables.com.