OyePlay : Your Sports Companion

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OyePlay

Sports are an important part of everyone’s life and if it is not then it should be because it helps to build character, foster the development of social skills, cooperation, and leadership skills. Sports are seen as having a positive impact on a child’s personality, character and makeup. It also help you to build stamina which cannot be achieved by doing exercise and it helps participants live healthier lives, increasing lifespan and reducing the risk of many of the most common diseases in the country.

OyePlay – “Sport Book” is an online platform to find sports facilities in your city or in your neighborhood. It allows selecting one of the nearest playgrounds and booking it at your convenient time. It also allows finding sports coaches, find their running batch and join any one of the batch. The data listed on the platform are collected by expert teams and are up to date so that whoever visits the website can be presented with the genuine information. Right now the startup is running its operations is Bangalore and has integrated around 10 clubs and 15 trainers since its launch in July.

While OyePlay helps player to play, it also helps sports clubs/ Trainers to manage their bookings, reporting work as all the partner clubs/trainers are provided with an admin panel to keep track of their bookings, generate various reports. It also provides a social internet marketing platform for these clubs to market themselves better.

Future Plans of OyePlay is to become one stop solutions for all sports needs and become an independent brand in sports. Soon it will allow corporate to conduct tournament seamlessly while the burden of organizing it will be taken care of by the venture. OyePlay is going to launch “PlayPal” feature which will help those players who cannot find a partner to play with, such players can search for partner and if no partner is found then they can host a game so that someone can find them.

The Bangalore based startup which was founded by Hitesh Jain and Amar Pal Singh in May-2015 is aiming to create a sports ecosystem which will make it easier for anyone to play any game so that India will be able to perform better at world stage and our Olympic medal tally may improve. With the realization that nothing happens overnight, Hitesh and Amar are working really hard to make things happen seamlessly.

Engineering student by education and Entrepreneur by choice. Asish is a TCS Best Student Awardee, NDTV featured student entrepreneur and International School of Entrepreneurship Education awardee. He also worked with many startups and big companies for their business development and strategical growth. Asish has been heading The Startup Journal since its inception in 2014.