The Grow programme is the first Sports Tech accelerator programme in Ireland. Grow is designed for companies that already have a great Sports Tech product/service that needs help commercialising. A panel of industry experts work with participants to help them identify routes to market and develop a clear and executable commercial strategy.
The programme delivers 12 weekly workshops with industry leaders in areas such as Marketing, Pricing Models, Sales, Partnership Strategy, Negotiation Skills, Business Models, Ideation and Investor Readiness. Dedicated mentors will work with participants in a highly collaborative environment to challenge assumptions and refine strategies.
Participants get 6 – 12 months of office space in Limerick city and continued access to the extensive network of industry experts.
The key takeaway from this accelerator programme is a robust real-world sales plan. Companies with a proven product, a strong team and strong sales growth will be well placed to seek investor funding.
Q: Will you want any equity in my company?
A: No, we don’t take any equity in your company.
Q: Do you provide any financial supports to company?
A: Except for free office space in our hub in Limerick city, we do not provide any financial supports.
Q: What does it cost to participate?
A: There is no cost for participation, however there is a competitive application requiring an interview and a pitch.
Q: I’m not sure if my company is the right fit.
A: If you have an existing product in Sports Tech in the following areas, data analytics, sports performance, IoT, Fan Engagement, Sports E-commerce and Digital Media Communications then chances are you’re a suitable candidate. If your company falls outside those areas but you feel is still a good fit, then fill in the application form and tell us why you should be included.
To apply for the 1st cohort of Grow fill in the application form below before 24th July 2017