Participants benefit from exclusive product and service deals by our partners and access to our vast network of pivotal corporates in the sports and startup world.
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.
"leAD Sports is taking on a pioneering role with their accelerator offering. They have comprehensive sports tech know-how, plus a unique network in this form – of mentors, investors and decision-makers from the sports industry and related sectors such as tech, finance, health, and media. SPORT1, as a leading sports platform in the German speaking market with many years of experience and great innovative capacity, has the mission to develop sports and competitions and build them up into attractive brands. With our program, we want to jointly position ourselves as the top innovators in the sports and media sector, step up existing connections to key figures in the tech and entrepreneurship scene and build up new contacts."
Olaf Schröder, CEO of Constantin Medien AG and Chairman of the Management of Sport1 GmbH
"Adi Dassler delivered world-class innovation in the world of sport in the 20th century, and now his eldest grandchildren are aiming to do the same. We are thrilled to be working with an extremely impressive and able team at leAD to help the organization identify, support and enable brilliant entrepreneurs around the world to bring their sports-related business ideas to life."
Peter Charrington, Global Head of Citi Private Bank
SEOmonitor is an award-winning tool designed to help businesses overcome the industry’s challenges by developing innovative technologies for specialists to make the most out of the available data and deliver insightful and reliable reports
SEmonitor tool usage for all the startups. The promo code gives the start-ups unlimited users, 1 website & 200 keywords to track. It is available for one year from the moment it is used.
Riedel Communications provides pioneering real-time signal transport networks for video, audio and communications serving broadcast, pro-audio, event, sports, theatre and security applications worldwide.
RIEDEL provides dedicated partnerships for product development, marketing and sales support in the areas of data acquisition and transmission (tracking, tele metrics, radio, broadcasting (audio and video), timing, etc.).
MILK is an independent owner-managed fullservice agency. We offer strategic brand management and creative design – supporting all media: online, offline, motion and live communication.
All leAD startups receive a 20% off the regular MILK fees. On top MILK would love to award one of the leAD finalists with a “Start-Up” design package up to 5.000,- EUR. Add some color to your outstanding product – welcome at the MILK table.
BECYCLE strikes the perfect balance between indoor cycling and barre classes. Located in a former bank in Berlin Mitte, the showers are in the vault. After class, stop at in-house "My Goodness" for healthy post-workout fuel.
BECYCLE will offer the selected leAD startups a free initial class and special discounts on further classes.
Lyon Visuals is a full-service visualization studio. Their team works closely with the world’s leading brands, agencies, and businesses; providing them with 3D modeling/rendering, photography and production CAD files.
Lyon Visuals is giving all leAD Accelerator startups up to 15% off their modeling and CAD needs.
Marlin Motion helps product managers and marketers add video and animation to their products and services. With a background in technology, the Marlin Motion team specializes in explainer videos, app previews, tutorials and video ads for apps and software products.
Marlin Motion is giving all leAD Sports Accelerator participants discounted startup rates for all their services.
betahaus is a coworking space for people who want to work on their own projects while exchanging knowledge, ideas and inspiration with others. betahaus is there to open doors and to expand possibilities.
betahaus is providing startups from the leAD Sports Accelerator a discount on their coworking space.
Amazon Web Services partners with leAD Sports Accelerator and offers a plethora of benefits for companies backed by LSA. This includes training, credits, business support and a whole team devoted to helping startups scale their company.
Amazon Web Services offers discounted rates for their services to all selected leAD startups.
Urban Sports Club is the most flexible and diverse sports offer in your city. You can choose between 50+ types of sports (ranging from classic gym workout, swimming, yoga, or bouldering, to team sports and lots more).
Urban Sports Club is giving startups from the leAD Sports Accelerator a special discount on their membership.
GoCardless provides a simple and cost-effective way to accept recurring payments by Direct Debit across the Eurozone (SEPA), UK (Bacs) and Sweden (Autogiro).
GoCardless is delighted to offer the leAD portfolio 50% off fixed fees for the Plus and Pro packages for their first 12 months.
Be it the natural evolution of the business or pivoting, entrepreneurs need to be ready to adapt. Gornylaw is a boutique law firm that offers flexible and tailor-made solutions with a personal approach to suit the needs of startups.
All leAD startups will receive a free first consultancy on IP law as well as special discounts on tailor-made packages. They will also get 30% off the 2017 hourly rates for IP, Trademark, Sports, Media, Food and Business Law.
Digital change transforms the world at a rapid pace. SKW Schwarz roots go back to 1949 and they offer legal advice that tackles today what will be the issues of tomorrow.
SKW Schwarz gives all selected leAD startups a 20%-40% discount off the hourly rate and more depending on overall amount of hours and 30%-40% off the IP application rates (German, EU and IR Trademark).
ChillBill, your digital shoebox for your invoices, helps startups which are at the beginning of a long and exciting entrepreneurial journey to never lose track of their finances again.
ChillBill is giving startups from the leAD Sports Accelerator a special offer on their services during the duration of the program.
Lemberg is an IoT, mobile and web development company focused on accelerating startups with feasible technologies. Lemberg is currently running a team of 90+ professionals who can help startups throughout all stages of IoT.
Lemberg supports the leAD startups with hardware design and prototyping, embedded software development, mobile apps creation, cloud development and integrations with third-party systems and devices.
CurrencyTransfer.com is the world’s first global payments marketplace. With over 10,000 registered clients, CurrencyTransfer saves you time and money by ensuring the best rates from the right marketplace supplier for every international payment.
leAD startups get preferential rates for international transfers on the more than 40 currency pairs and 600+ routes available on the global payments marketplace, access to award-winning risk management tools, and a dedicated relationship manager.
The Sports Innovation Lab evaluates and identifies the technology products and services that will power the future of sports. The Boston-based firm uses data analysis to reveal compelling stories that mobilize global partnerships.
leAD startups have access to Sports Innovation Lab’s software platform and expert analysts to obtain objective data and insights, alongside participating in joint webinars and events to educate sports-tech leaders about emerging trends.
Zipper Studios works with startups to transform their vision into great software products through a process focused on fast prototyping and attention to detail, creating stunning UI and an intuitive but simple UX, efficient development, product management, and technical management expertise.
leAD startups receive a 20% discount on Zipper Studios software development services. On top of this, leAD startups have exclusive access to a 14 days prototyping service.
Sportradar is multinational cooperation that collects and analyzes sports data from all over the world. They are the leading provider in data and content services in many areas —Sports Media, Betting, OTT, to name a few. Their clients range from startups all the way to federations.
Startups have access to the program ‘Acceleradar’ that offers access to data as well as other services such as access to mentors, non-third party sports data API, Mobile Development Platform, Pre-Match & Live Odds, and Sports Data Widgets for up to a year.