Sports Tech Founders



Sports Tech Founders Initiative

The Founders Network Sports Software Initiative brings together founders that are improving athletic performance through technology, innovating on sports management and promotion, and in other ways advancing the future of sports. We provide full-lifecycle support to founders in sports technology, from raising capital to scaling your operations.
Sports Tech Founders

Sports technology reached 11.70B in 2020, growing 16.8% annually.
- Grand View Research

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$1B+
Total capital raised
$1.1M
average funding
600+
Global FN Members
50%
Serial Founders
100+
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Sports Tech Founders Leadership Committee

Meet experienced and knowledgeable startup leaders solving some of the biggest challenges in Sports Tech

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Thomas Doebroesy
Founder, My Potential
My Potential
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Patrycja Kociakowska
Founder, Catch.Me Sport
Catch.Me Sport

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Founder of Sentry
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Founder of Contentstack
Founding a company can be overwhelming at times, and it’s easy to get lost in a flood of information and resources targeted at founders. The Founders Network community helps to keep things in perspective, and to stay focused on what really matters for your startup.
Charity Majors
Founder of Honeycomb

Upcoming Events

During COVID, we’re making our virtual events available to healthtech founders everywhere. Register for a complimentary ticket to learn from fellow founders, investors and partners. Already used your free guest pass? Request an invite to see if you qualify for membership.

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Partners

Equinix

Equity Refresh: A Powerful Tool for Startup Talent Retention

Attracting and retaining top talent is crucial for startup success. With a constant battle for skilled employees, founders need to get creative with their compensation packages. Stock options and equity …

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Bootstrapping vs. Fundraising: The Ultimate Guide to Financing Your Startup

The vast majority of startups rely on internal funding sources to get off the ground.  According to the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s report, personal savings, loans, and revenue are the …

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Startup Compensation and Hiring Get a Reality Check in 2024

Remember the days of hyper-growth, seemingly endless funding rounds, and throwing fistfuls of equity at every talented recruit who walked through the door?  Those days are on hold.  According to …

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Startup Funding for Black Founders Plummets in 2023

The year 2023 witnessed a stark reversal of progress for Black entrepreneurs in the venture capital landscape. After a period of heightened awareness and pledges of increased support following the …

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Business Model Canvas for Tech Startups: From Idea to Scalable Success

As a tech startup founder, navigating the whirlwind of innovation, competition, and market shifts can be daunting. But what if there was a powerful tool to help you visualize, refine, …

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