Funds up to $100K per team
Funds 10 startups per year
Markets Advertising B2B/Enterprise Biotech Consulting Consumer +49
Invests in Europe North America South America Asia Africa 5 more
Stadia Ventures is the global sports innovation hub. Stadia connects three distinct groups of individuals: industry experts, passionate investors, and driven entrepreneurs.

Stadia Accelerator helps established sports and esports startups get to the next level through the combination of equity investment, intensive mentoring, and connections to the top sports business executives in the country. We leverage our network of industry executives, including leadership from teams, leagues, sponsors, manufacturers, marketers, investors, and business service providers, towards the end goal of growing your business. And we finish the delivery by helping companies close their next deal, land their next investment round, or find an exit partner.

Stadia Accelerator is a 14-week business development program held twice a year in St. Louis, Missouri (Spring cohort) and Frisco, Texas (Fall cohort). Each program features a cohort of five companies; each company receives an equity investment of up ...
Stadia Ventures is the global sports innovation hub. Stadia connects three distinct groups of individuals: industry experts, passionate investors, and driven entrepreneurs.

Stadia Accelerator helps established sports and esports startups get to the next level through the combination of equity investment, intensive mentoring, and connections to the top sports business executives in the country. We leverage our network of industry executives, including leadership from teams, leagues, sponsors, manufacturers, marketers, investors, and business service providers, towards the end goal of growing your business. And we finish the delivery by helping companies close their next deal, land their next investment round, or find an exit partner.

Stadia Accelerator is a 14-week business development program held twice a year in St. Louis, Missouri (Spring cohort) and Frisco, Texas (Fall cohort). Each program features a cohort of five companies; each company receives an equity investment of up to $100K and commits to attend a targeted curriculum of 7 sessions on Wednesday-Friday of every other week in the 14-week program (arrive Wed AM, depart Fri PM).

The Accelerator curriculum includes:
o Dedicated mentoring from sports and esports industry executives experienced in your target market
o Specialized mentoring from executives experienced in your areas of need
o Collaboration/networking with other cohort companies
o Industry networking and guest speaker events
o Direct connections to potential partner companies who have expressed interest in your product/service category
o Graduation “Demo Day” where you pitch your company to invited VC, investors, industry partners, and media representatives.

After graduation, companies in each cohort may be eligible for follow on funding.

We prefer companies with proven product and sales; our typical target revenue ranges from $50,000 to $2,000,000.

Stadia Accelerator is run by Stadia Ventures. Stadia Ventures creates an ecosystem for sports innovation growth by leveraging the team’s core strengths – education, investment and industry expertise. Come join us and tap into the power of the Stadia Ventures Network.

For more information visit www.stadiaventures.com
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