InvestAccord, a new conference dedicated to exploring financial issues and investment opportunities, challenges and best practice strategies in sport, will launch at the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit 2021 in Ekaterinburg, Russia.

The new conference concept at SportAccord will take place on the morning of Thursday, 27 May and will feature expert speakers, timely topics and a series of pitches featuring some of the sports industry’s most exciting technology start-ups.

The conference will be geared towards investors, as well as International Sport Federations, sport organisations, promoters and properties that are interested in exploring new revenue streams or identifying fresh investment sources.

Topics that will be discussed during InvestAccord include how to utilise technology to bridge financial gaps in sport, athlete crowdfunding and investment opportunities in esports.

A panel of investors, asset managers and experts will also be on hand to provide insightful feedback following quickfire five-minute presentations from ambitious blockchain and artificial intelligence technology providers in sport.