leAD takes sports tech startups from an idea to Series A
The leAD Business Builder team provides direction and guidance for the follow-on investments and helps the companies tackle tricky issues that come up at the crucial development stage of the startups.
Backed by leAD Sports and OurCrowd, ADvantage is the first truly global sports tech fund. The $ 50 million Series A fund aims to fundamentally change the future of sports by investing in technologies and entrepreneurs.
leAD is backed by an exclusive circle of international top investors with a strong foothold in the sports industry.
We are about helping our startups accelerate their growth and professionalize their businesses so they can continue to do what they do best: work towards their ambitious goal of revolutionizing the world of sports. In order to achieve this goal, we need the right partners by our side.
This week leAD Sports was featured in the German newspaper publication, @faznet. Co-founder Horst Bente & CEO Christoph Sonnen discuss keeping the legacy of Adi Dassler alive, the leAD Sports Accelerator, and how it all came to play from a conversation on the golf course. https://t.co/jikBO5NScs
Thanks to the passion of millions of sports fans & the latest advances in technology, we're seeing fan engagement with AR emerge as a promising segment within the #SportsTech industry. We created this infographic to showcase how these apps are used & the latest industry trends: https://t.co/CBrmMbymKA
Have you got your ticket to our Berlin event next week? We're excited to be teaming up with @AccelerateGrace for an inspiring evening of female empowerment 💪 ♀ Join us for a panel discussion + happy hour event! Register here for your FREE ticket: https://t.co/oDBx6KOQpB https://t.co/zeFQhEumvK
The race is on! One month left to apply for our 2019 Accelerator program.We're looking for early stage #SportsTech startups and founders with a focus on three verticals - connected athletes, derivative markets and fan engagement. Apply now: https://t.co/Y0lhD4qEmS https://t.co/9LklNNLAiP