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

In Person Program
This program hopes to run in-person, dependent on COVID-19 conditions.

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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The Team

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Jordan Fliegel
Managing Director
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Andew Hippert
Sr Program Manager

Founding Partners

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“The Techstars Sports accelerator in Indy is attracting the best SportsTech companies from around the world while at the same time leveraging Indianapolis’s sports resources to grow the overall startup and venture ecosystems.”
Aaron Gillum
Senior Vice President at 50 South Capital
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“The Techstars Sports accelerator in Indy is attracting the best SportsTech companies from around the world while at the same time leveraging Indianapolis’s sports resources to grow the overall startup and venture ecosystems.”
Aaron Gillum
Senior Vice President at 50 South Capital
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"This program continues to attract worldwide talent into our community and builds on two key industries in Indy, sports and tech."
Ryan Vaughn
President at Indiana Sports Corp
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"From the start, Techstars has been an important vehicle for Indiana's sports industry to catalyze tech-based solutions through capital investment and mentorship."
Steve Simon
Managing Partner/Owner at Pacers Sports & Entertainment
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"Techstars is presenting new and innovative companies that continue to push the NCAA in fun, new directions, which is opening up new opportunities for all NCAA stakeholders."
Judd Williams
Chief Information Officer at NCAA

Supporting Partners

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Doug Boles
President of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and a 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

Mentors

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Scott Dorsey
Managing Partner at High Alpha
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Scott Dorsey
Managing Partner at High Alpha
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Nigel Eccles
Founder at FanDuel
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Will Ahmed
Founder and CEO at WHOOP
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Marshall Newhouse
NFL Player's Association

Companies

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