Accelerators

Techstars Sports Accelerator Powered by Indy

This program is designed for sports tech companies focused on the future of sport, ranging from new technologies to new business models. In 2021 this program hopes to run in-person, dependent on COVID-19 conditions.

Indianapolis, Indiana

Nov 30th, 2020

Applications Open

Feb 24th, 2021

Final Deadline

Jun 7th, 2021

Accelerator Starts

Sep 2nd, 2021

Demo Day

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"I’m looking for high potential, visionary founders with big missions and the ability to execute."

Jordan Fliegel, Managing Director
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Founding Partners

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Supporting Partners

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Doug Boles
President of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and a Techstars mentor
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Doug Boles
President of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and a Techstars mentor
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"The 50 South Capital team is proud to work with Techstars Sports Powered by Indy in supporting Indiana’s entrepreneurial ecosystem."
Aaron Gillum
Senior Vice President in the Private Equity Group at 50 South Capital, which administers the Next Level Fund on behalf of the State of Indiana, and Techstars mentor
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"The Colts are pleased to be working with Techstars to support the talented entrepreneurs who are creating the sports technologies of the future."
Carlie Irsay-Gordon
Vice Chair/Owner of the Indianapolis Colts and Techstars mentor
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"I saw dreamers dream. I firmly believe encouragement = success and a true partnership can change the world. Techstars helps us leave a legacy."
Dayna Pawelak
Sr. Director, Ticket Technology & Logistics for the Pacers and Techstars mentor

Mentors

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"Techstars acts as an incredible catalyst to all the founders it works with. I love working with inspiring people out to change the world and I find that every time I mentor a Techstars program."
Ryan Broshar
General Partner at Matchstick Ventures and a mentor for Techstars Sports Accelerator Powered by Indy
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Scott Dorsey
Managing Partner at High Alpha mentor for Techstars Sports Accelerator Powered by Indy
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"As an entrepreneur at heart, nothing gets me more excited than hearing new ideas, and as the world’s biggest basketball fan, there’s nothing better than hearing sports ones."
Vasu Kulkarni
Managing Partner at Courtside Ventures and a mentor for Techstars Sports Accelerator Powered by Indy