TQ’s Investment Readiness Bootcampin Cooperation with Eintracht Frankfurt

Football and technology? Of course! Technology is shaping our daily life, and the digital transformation is disrupting whole industries – even professional sports. For the first time, a main player of the German Bundesliga and the premium start-up- and tech hub in the metropolitan region of Frankfurt, Eintracht Frankfurt and TechQuartier, are joining forces to create innovative solutions for today’s challenges.

MMI SportsTech – What’s the deal?

Money meets Idea – MMI SportsTech is tailored to early-stage start-ups that want to raise capital for their sports business. All participants go through a fast-paced, intense bootcamp and a mindset-shifting experience, with personalised support from experienced entrepreneurs, investors, and sports industry insiders.

Kick-off your business!

What

MMI SportsTech is an unique 5-Day-Bootcamp for early stage startups that accelerate your idea to the next level. It is tailor-made to deliver incredible value in a compact timeframe and could be the boost your sport business needs.

Action

During the week a cohort of up to 10 selected startups engage in a systematic review of their business model, strategy and team, before crafting a validated growth and investment plan.

Results matter!

MMI SportsTech teaches you to “look through the lens of the investor” and gets you in front of an international network of the most relevant sport industry insiders, investors and investment experts.

One Week – One Stop5 days dedicated to speeding up your investment process.

Investors Ecosystem & Landscape

Market Research, Metrics & KPIs

Startup Valuation & Negotiation Skills

Legal Issues & Due Diligence

Management, Leadership, HR & Team

Pitching, Storytelling

1on1 with sport industry insiders & investment experts

Expand your network & get valuable fittable contacts

Are you the right fit?

  • Your are a ready to scale your business idea
  • Your are working on a scalable sports tech solution
  • You are seeking investment and geared for growth
  • You are a sports and startup enthusiast

Your business idea supports the following segments?

  • Athletic – training control, data & training analysis
  • Match – analysis training, opponents, match
  • Training – material, planning, analysis
  • Medicine – therapy, nutrition, prevention, rehabilitation
  • Management – scouting, organisation
  • Fan Experience – digital stadium, online interactivity, retail

How it works

Application Closing

April 1st

Selection Day

April 3rd

MMI SportsTech Bootcamp

April 23th–27th

Demo Day

Week 18

FAQ

Early stage in the life cycle of an enterprise where the entrepreneur moves from the idea stage to securing financing, laying down the basis structure of the business, and initiating operations or trading.

Applications are open, so you can apply right away by clicking here. The deadline is April 1st.

After the application deadline we’ll invite you for a Skype-interview (Selection Day, April 3rd). After the inverview we’ll provide you with feedback within the following 2-3 days.

You commit to following the full program, including all exercises, preparing your plan and presentation. This means you need to reserve all program dates in your calendar. At least one co-founder of the Startup needs to attend the full program (other colleagues can join for the modules).

Time commitment – Over the program, you should expect to put in about 6 days in Frankfurt

  • 1 Selection Day (Skype-Interview)
  • 5 Workshop Days (on-side at TQ)
  • 1 Demo Day (on-side at TQ or Commerzbank-Arena)

You undertake to help your peers and receive constructive feedback from them. You will be required to be very transparent with us and the coaches regarding your venture (sharing details on the state of your team, financials, product; specific technical details about your product do not need to be shared though).
All participants and core program staff will sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) at the start of the MMI SportsTech.

You will need to be seeking (equity) investment.

No, we do not take an equity stake in your Startup.

You can tick all the boxes? Great!Apply now!

The Selection Committee will review the applications submitted and will create a shortlist. Applicants will be contacted for an invitation for the Selection Day.