leAD SPORT1 Accelerator
EXCITING NEWS

leAD SPORT1 Accelerator

We're excited to welcome SPORT1 to the leAD family with the new leAD SPORT1 Accelerator,  a joint venture between SPORT1 and leAD. Read more about the Accelerator program here.

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leAD Business Builder
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leAD Business Builder

The Business Builder invests in startups coming out of the Accelerator and provides direction and guidance for follow-on investments. 

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ADvantage Fund
WHATEVER IT TAKES

ADvantage Fund

The ADvantage Sports Tech Fund invests in early-stage technology companies aimed at shaping the future of sports. It was launched in early 2018. 

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AT THE FOREFRONT OF INNOVATION

$1BI*

platform

38

Portfolio companies

$24MI

Asset Under Management

50%

Yearly portfolio growth [2018 - 2020]

+6000

Sports & healh tech startup database

4

Office Locations

Up to

150k

In Academy program perks

$1BI*

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OUR ECOSYSTEM

What we do.

leAD takes sports tech startups from an idea to Series A

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Pre-seed - Up to $2mn valuation

We've closed applications for the leAD SPORT1 Accelerator Class of 2019. In case you are a sports tech startup, you can still submit your pitch deck. We'll get in touch when applications are open.

Seed - $2mn to $8mn valuation

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.

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Series A - $8mn valuation and above

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.

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Partners

Our Partners

leAD creates impact and fuels growth for entrepreneurs, investors, corporates, and global brands. We are proud to partner up with industry leaders, innovation pioneers, and build our foundation on driving business growth to shape the future of sports, health, and entertainment.

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ACCELERATOR PARTNER

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PRIVATE BANKING PARTNER

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Mail Partner

Creative People Fueled with Passion

Founders & Backers.

leAD is backed by an exclusive circle of international top investors with a strong foothold in the sports industry.

Andrew White

Andrew White

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Horst Bente

Horst Bente

Co-Founder & Board Member

Christoph Sonnen

Christoph Sonnen

Co-Founder & CEO

Our inspiration

The Legacy.

leAD is an initiative of his grandchildren and a marquee shareholder group to build on his legacy of constant sports innovation. 

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