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Deadline: September 4, 2020 00:00 (CEST)| Apply here
Eligibility: Seed stage companies with innovative products, services and business models in or applicable to the realm of sports
Location: Lake Nona, the United States

LeAD NL Sports & Health Tech Accelerator 2020

Sports & Health Tech Accelerator program will enable a group of carefully selected startups to take advantage of Lake Nona’s Verizon 5G broadband capacity, enabling testing of innovative technologies and solutions, and helping talented individuals bring their businesses to the market.

Why apply?

The program is designed to provide startups with lots of knowledge to boost their business while giving them enough time to put these insights into practice.

In weekly input and coaching sessions, we help you set and meet milestones, deepen your knowledge, grow your network, and have fun while at it.

It provides ongoing advice, pitch training, workshops, 1-on-1 sessions to ensure that our startups are investor-ready by the end of the program.

  • A six-month training program

Learn from experts in areas such as growth marketing, sales, and pitching. Stress testing your business plan and full setup of business documents and legal framework. Get access to a digital learning platform with tutorials, cases, and tools.

  • Access to the Lake Nona ecosystem

Need 5G to develop, test, and run your product? This accelerator has it. Looking for the right partners? Work with leading scientists and experts in the high standard facilities of one of the Lake Nona medical partners.

  • Embedded in a high-class industry and expert network

Get mentorship from sports business veterans, successful founders, CEOs, and VCs from Florida, all over the U.S. as well as the global leAD ecosystem. They’ll share their experience, skills, and network.

  • Free services from our local network

Get support from backend and frontend developers to take your product to the next level. Make your business rock solid with the help of our legal and accounting experts.

  • $75.000 USD

We also provide a cash investment of $75.000 USD for every startup that will be selected to participate in the program.

  • Free housing, sports, and bikes

Yes, free housing for the founders’ team in the brand new Lake Nona apartments next to the accelerator space during the entire time of the program. This includes access to a gym, sports facilities, and bicycles for every participant.

  • Dedicated 1500m2 accelerator space

A beautiful and exclusive space for you to focus on what really matters: developing your product and growing as an entrepreneur.

  • World-class facilities and experts

Through the Lake Nona Living Lab, you get access to more than 5,000 connected homes. Work with leading athletes, coaches and experts in the headquarters of the USTA, the biggest tennis site in the world, the adidas performance center, or two of the best-rated golf clubs globally.

  • leAD receives 8% equity of the final selected startups.

Who should apply?

All the startups on the program will have a focus on technology, the sweet spot around which the leAD network is centered. Within that, the worldwide search for startups focuses on 3 key verticals:

  • Sports & Health Tech
  • Smart Cities
  • Future of Nutrition

Interested in applying for the Sports & Health Tech Accelerator 2020? Register your participation by following the registration link and taking the suggested steps.


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