VU start-up NextRound secures funding

September 9, 2021

VU start-up NextRound received funding of the government initiative Sportinnovator. NextRound develops a smart boxing bag that enables gamification of workouts. This makes training more fun and effective. With the funding, NextRound will now work together with the VU and Vechtsportautoriteit to study how the boxing bag can make an impact on the world of combat sports. They focus on making boxing more attractive and accessible and finding ways to enhance talent development, especially in youth.