SG Sports Startups Accelerator Program

SG Sports Startups Accelerator Program

First accelerator program that is founded by an athlete/angel investor


Program Type
6 weeks

SG Sports Startups Accelerator Program is ready to support sports entrepreneurs and innovators to grow their businesses with the help of mentoring, peer-to-peer learning, networking with investors and stakeholders to establish future partnerships.
SG Sports Startups Accelerator Program is the first Istanbul-based Digital Accelerator Program initiated by Sinan Güler, Turkish Professional Basketball Player and Business Angel, in order to support the development of sports and entrepreneurship ecosystems, with an objective of bringing international Startups having sports-based products or services together with international potential partners, mentors and investors.

Sports Startups Accelerator Program aims to help the growth of sports Startups that operate in different technology areas and offer solutions to sports-based problems, to introduce investors to the national and global sports entrepreneurs, and to bring selected Startups together with Turkey’s sports ecosystem stakeholders.

Sports Startups Accelerator Program is open to applications for:

- Startups having a "working prototype"
- Startups working on either of the below-mentioned areas:

Advanced sports materials, Big data and sports analytics, Data security, Education and coaching applications, E-sports, Fan data & analytics, Fantasy sports, Gamification of sports, New business models, Revenue opportunities in sports, Nutrition and supplements, Participation of supporters, Performance analytics, Robotics for Sports, Simulation, Smart stadiums, Smart sports systems and devices, Smart venues, engagement & matchmaking platforms, Tracking and image recognition solutions, Wearable sports technologies, Other sports-relevant areas


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