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Andrew White

Executive Chairman

5Oceans Partnership

Nassau, BS

Andrew White


Andrew White is an entrepreneur in the Sports & Entertainment world. Andrew spends his time focused on three inter-related projects, 5Oceans Partnership his commercial sales business, leAD, the best in class Sports-Tech Investment ecosystem and ISH, The Institute of Sports Humanities.

Andrew is Executive Chairman of 5Oceans Partnership, launched in 2016, which is a Commercial Entertainment business with emphasis on the Sports & Music Arenas in London, Tokyo, New York, Rio de Janeiro.

He is Chairman of leAD Sports, the world’s first sports-tech investment platform focused on funding & nurturing early-stage start-ups, with innovative products & business models in the field of sports-tech.

Andrew is also Chairman of The Institute of Sports Humanities, partnering with the University of Buckingham, ISH provides the future leaders in the Sports industry with an MA. Future partnerships to be announced as ISH looks to build a global footprint.

Prior to this, Andrew spent the early part of his career building WSM Communications into one of Europe’s most successful Sports Marketing Agencies, which in 2014 was acquired by Bill Gates & his Entertainment Group, Corbis.

Andrew White’s Newsfeed

LeAD Sports Accelerator Expands To United States To Tackle The Future Of Living

leAD has been mentioned in the Forbes regarding its first accelerator program in the U.S. The leAD Lake Nona Sports & Health Tech Accelerator.

leAD Sports Launches First Accelerator Program in the U.S.

Berlin-based sports accelerator leAD Sports is launching its first accelerator program in the U.S. The leAD Lake Nona Sports & Health Tech Accelerator will begin this summer at Lake Nona, a planned community in Orlando that contains Verizon 5G broadband connectivity for startups to leverage when testing their products.  

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Andrew White’s Background

Executive Chairman
Jul 2016 - Present
London, UK
I am the founder of this Commercially focussed Sports Marketing organisation focussed on delivering global commercial solutions for rights holders and brands in Sport. We have a strong team operating in Europe, Asia, North and South America.
Sep 2016 - Present
Berlin, DE
leAD Sports is the worlds leading Sports Tech ecosystem. LeAD sources start-ups and develops high growth companies from seed round- Series A. The Advantage Fund launched in 2019 provides $50 million of funding for our potential unicorns and other A round stage sports tech unicorns
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Other Business Interests

Investor & Director
2017 - Present
Caerphilly, UK
Who Knows Wins (WKW) is an interactive social gaming platform that allows friends, family, and colleagues, to compete against each other in leagues, using their knowledge, skill, and luck to predict results on virtually any sporting event. The WKW- Team is trying to take the gambling’s negative stigma away through socializing it. Their platform is not as much about money as it is about community.
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The Melanie White Foundation
Non-Executive Director
Nov 1999 - Present
London, UK


Simon Kuper: how to pick a winning team
Sep 2019
London, UK
In an interview with the Financial Times, Ed Smith, Founder of The Institute of Sports Humanities discusses the methods of improving performance.
Jul 2019
London, UK
The Sports Industry Group held an interview with the leaders and key figures at the Institute of Sports Humanities: Ed Smith, Director and Co-Founder in addition to National Selector for England Cricket; Professor Tony Collins, Senior Research Fellow and Module Leader; and Dr J Simon Rofe, Senior Research Fellow and Assistant Programme Director.
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Andrew White’s Education

BA Hons, Geography
1989 - 1992
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Bembridge School
1979 - 1989