Techstars, the worldwide community that helps entrepreneurs succeed, and the SportsTech founding companions Subsequent Stage Fund, Indiana Sports activities Corp, NCAA and Pacers Sports activities & Leisure and supporting companions the Indianapolis Colts, Verizon IndyCar Sequence and Indianapolis Motor Speedway, are becoming a member of collectively to convey a brand new mentorship-driven accelerator program to Indianapolis: Techstars Sports activities Accelerator Powered by Indy.
The three-year accelerator program will launch on the 103rd Working of the Indianapolis 500 in Might of 2019 and can assist progressive startups throughout many sectors, levels and enterprise fashions aiming to fight points in sports activities expertise.
The Techstars Indy crew will supply, choose and speed up 10 of the most-talented corporations within the following potential areas: fan participation, participant/driver security, ticketing, merchandising, athlete efficiency administration, athlete wellness, amongst others. The accelerator gives startup founders with mentorship from skilled entrepreneurs and business specialists, and the prospect to pitch to angel traders and enterprise capitalists on the fruits of the 13 weeks.
The Techstars Sports activities Accelerator may have a key deal with innovation with targets to foster early identification of key traits for future expertise in sport; significant engagement with early-stage sports activities tech corporations; embrace applied sciences and enterprise fashions that can impression the sports activities business; and improve a tradition of inner innovation and the spirit of entrepreneurship.
Purposes will open in December 2018 with this system kicking off in Might 2019. Corporations thinking about making use of are inspired to take a look at the Techstars Utility Toolkit.