HorizonSports joins station F, the world's biggest start up tech campus
HORIZONSPORTS, the world’s first nature sports & lifestyle TV and video platform that is the only single destination for a broad selection of contents catering to people who hike, run, cycle, love mountains and want to be more active in nature, has been selected to join the billionaire funded Fellowship Program of STATION F in Paris.
HorizonSports aims to inspire and be the preferred destination for the over 100 million active participants in nature sports and lifestyle. Laurence Fox Hopper and Philippe Deleplace, the two co-founders of HorizonSports said “Our evolving digital SVOD OTT platform is using innovative technologies to take advantage of the new media consumption trends. Joining the STATION F Fellowship Program will put us at the core of a very creative and stimulating tech eco-system”.
HorizonSports has entertaining video stories, organized into six categories, focusing on all types of running/ walking, mountain summer and winter, cycling, watersports and lifestyle/travel and recreation. Programmes such as UTMB (Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc) have been aired live with several special programmes created by our video athlete while running in the race. Lifestyle programmes such as Walks around Britain, a series about hiking in American parks called rock the parks, and a fantastic series about a kayaking adventure around Iceland are just some of the hundreds of constantly updated sports and lifestyle programmes available to subscribers.
HORIZONSPORTS’ easily accessible and extensive selection of premium nature sports and lifestyle programming allows users to select, from the same screen, on-demand, live sports coverage or TV viewing on mobile, smart TV and desktop directly through the Horizonsports.TV SVOD platform for €4.99 a month or €49.99 a year. HorizonSports is also available as a bundled product on Watch It! in France and Germany and soon on other platforms. HorizonSports was founded by two media entrepreneurs – Laurence Fox Hopper and Philippe Deleplace.
About STATION F
STATION F is the biggest startup campus in the world. Located in central Paris and backed by entrepreneur-investor Xavier Niel, the 34,000 sq meter building hosts an entire startup ecosystem under one roof.
At STATION F, you can find a startup zone with 3,000 startup desks divided into 20+ different startup programs – including programs run by Facebook, HEC, Naver, Microsoft, Ubisoft, vente-privee, ICM, Outre-Mer Network, Serrinov, Numa, Ashoka, Arts & Métiers, CNPA, Usine.io, Havas, Zendesk, Impulse Labs, BNP Paribas+Plug and Play, Shakeup Factory and Schoolab, Thales, EDHEC, Creative Valley and Ponts Alliance. We also have our own Founders Program, hosting more than 200 startups, and Fighters Program for underprivileged entrepreneurs. The campus also features event spaces, offices for investors and tech companies, a makerspace, a coworking coffee-shop, a giant restaurant, and more. A housing extension for 600 entrepreneurs is also under construction 10 min away from STATION F and will open in 2018. 1,000 startups and many other members of the international startup ecosystem will be on campus daily, making STATION F one-of-a-kind place for innovation.