The Business of Sport Pre Accelerator Program

The Australian Sports Technologies Network (ASTN) provides leadership in the commercialisation, development and promotion of Australian-inspired sports technologies. Established in 2012 the ASTN is an industry-led Australian ecosystem of organisations with a vested interest in sports technology development

ASTN in partnership the Global Sports Innovation Center (GSIC) powered by Microsoft received LaunchVic funding to deliver a sportstech Pre-Accelerator Program delivered over 10 weeks. It will support 60 Victorian Startup Entrepreneurs to validate their off-field sportstech business idea against competitors, vendors and VC. Specific industry experts including: GSIC, Pitcher Partners (Finance), Madgwicks (Lawyers), M&J Creative (Marketing), Sports Tech World Series (Market Research and Validation) and VARCIS Group Ltd  (Investment and Asia Market Entry Partner) will support program delivery. 

This program will better prepare early-stage startups for SportsTech Accelerator programs and will be offered 4 times over 2 years and aim to strengthen the reach, international standing and reputation of the Australian sportstech startup ecosystem in Victoria.

Visit the ASTN website for full program and application details.

Download the program flyer