CONTINENTAL SPORTSTECH ACCELERATOR

The first SportsTech accelerator for startups from the CIS and Baltic countries
Access to the main Russian clubs, leagues and federations
Sports and business mentors
No location limits
Без отчуждения доли
Business equip and access to international SportsTech funds and accelerators
RU

CONTINENTAL SPORTSTECH ACCELERATOR

The first SportsTech accelerator for startups from the CIS and Baltic countries
Access to the main Russian clubs, leagues and federations
Sports and business mentors
No location limits
Без отчуждения доли
Business equip and access to international SportsTech funds and accelerators
RU

ACCELERATION DIRECTIONS

Smart stadiums

Fitness and healthy lifestyle projects

Media

Gadgets

eSports

AR/VR

Coaching

E-commerce

Attraction of fans and sponsorship

Sports betting

Data analysis

Sports medicine

ACCELERATION DIRECTIONS

Smart stadiums

Fitness and healthy lifestyle projects

Media

Gadgets

eSports

AR/VR

Coaching

E-commerce

Attraction of fans and sponsorship

Sports betting

Data analysis

Sports medicine

WE PROVIDE

01

Expert assessment from the best sports mentors

Mentorship sessions once a month + personal mentor throughout the program
06

Access to pilot testing

In leagues, clubs, federations, bookmakers, sports agencies
03

Attracting local partners

Pilot projects, customers
04

Attracting investment

From partner funds
02

PR support

Interviews, articles, and photo promotion of resident stories, media work, including with global sports media
05

Legal advice

On corporate structuring and intellectual property protection
07

Equipping according to Western accelerator standards

As well as applications to global funds and accelerators
09

Key skills training

From hypothesis testing to practising pitches in Russian and English
08

Acceleration and development

Tracking and working with a selected tracker throughout the program
10

Unique networking opportunities

WE PROVIDE

01

Expert assessment from the best sports mentors

Mentorship sessions once a month + personal mentor throughout the program
06

Access to pilot testing

In leagues, clubs, federations, bookmakers, sports agencies
03

Attracting local partners

Pilot projects, customers
04

Attracting investment

From partner funds
02

PR support

Interviews, articles, and photo promotion of resident stories, media work, including with global sports media
05

Legal advice

On corporate structuring and intellectual property protection
07

Equipping according to Western accelerator standards

As well as applications to global funds and accelerators
09

Key skills training

From hypothesis testing to practising pitches in Russian and English
08

Acceleration and development

Tracking and working with a selected tracker throughout the program
10

Unique networking opportunities

ORGANIZERS

A team of experts united by a wide entrepreneurial, corporate, technological, and sports experience in the development of innovative products, solutions, and technologies.

Strategium Conference is an organizer of key Russian conferences and awards in the field of sports entrepreneurship.

The company has been developing an ecosystem of sports business in Russia since 2015 under the brand name "Sport as a Business".

Customers include
Partners and customers include
VTB UNITED LEAGUE
KHL
FNL
Rugby Russia
FC Dinamo
Boxing Federation of Russia
Hockey of Russia
HC Avangard
Corporate accelerator operator
Projects
Alfa Bank
GAZPROM NEFT
Yandex
GOZNAK
MARSPO
Russian Sponsorship Forum 2019
BISPO AWARDS
SPORT INNOVATIONS
Online Academy Sportologia
TOP-100
Co-founder
STIG
LUKOIL
VISA
X5 RETAIL GROUP
ROSATOM
Google
NORNICKEL
MTS
LANIT

ORGANIZERS

A team of experts united by a wide entrepreneurial, corporate, technological, and sports experience in the development of innovative products, solutions, and technologies.

Strategium Conference is an organizer of key Russian conferences and awards in the field of sports entrepreneurship.

The company has been developing an ecosystem of sports business in Russia since 2015 under the brand name "Sport as a Business".

Customers include
Partners and customers include
VTB UNITED LEAGUE
KHL
FNL
Rugby Russia
FC Dinamo
Boxing Federation of Russia
Hockey of Russia
HC Avangard
Corporate accelerator operator
Projects
Alfa Bank
GAZPROM NEFT
Yandex
GOZNAK
MARSPO
Russian Sponsorship Forum 2019
BISPO AWARDS
SPORT INNOVATIONS
Online Academy Sportologia
TOP-100
Co-founder
STIG
LUKOIL
VISA
X5 RETAIL GROUP
ROSATOM
Google
NORNICKEL
MTS
LANIT
The launch of the sports tech accelerator is a long-standing demand of our market that is aimed not only at integrating the best local products into continental sports organizations but also at introducing them to global markets.
Dmitry Maslennikov
Corporate innovation consultant, startup development expert, Disruptive.vc, Founder.
Artem Milakov
Strategium Conference, CEO, "Sport as a Business" brand, Co-founder.
CSTA represents a big step in bringing the sports industry, investors, and sports startups together. This will make the work of sports clubs, leagues, and federations more efficient, while business and investments in the sports sphere will become a more realistic prospect.
The launch of the sports tech accelerator is a long-standing demand of our market that is aimed not only at integrating the best local products into continental sports organizations but also at introducing them to global markets.
Dmitry Maslennikov
Corporate innovation consultant, startup development expert, Disruptive.vc, Founder.
Artem Milakov
Strategium Conference, CEO, "Sport as a Business" brand, Co-founder.
CSTA represents a big step in bringing the sports industry, investors, and sports startups together. This will make the work of sports clubs, leagues, and federations more efficient, while business and investments in the sports sphere will become a more realistic prospect.

EXPERTS AND MENTORS

Vladimir Voloshin
Newman Sport, Managing Partner, Co-founder of IRONSTAR and ROSA RUN
Dmitry Malkov
Strategium Conference, Managing Partner, Sellout Sport System, Managing Partner, FONBET bookmaker, Former Director of Strategic Development and Marketing
Ivan Katanaev
Sportrecs, Global Business Development Director
Kamil Gadzhiev
Fight Nights Global, President
Pavel Novikov
Russian Football National League, Head of Communications
Roman Vashkevich
Gazprombank, Head of Sports Marketing
Sergey Kryukov
Students Basketball Association, Executive Director
Eduard Bezuglov
Men's National Team of Russia, Chief Physician, Russian Football Union Medical Committee, Chairman
Yuri Garkunov
Kontinental Hockey League, Head of Internet Department
Yaroslav Meshalkin
ESforce Holding, Chief Strategic Communications Officer
Alexandra Gerasimova
FITMOST, Co-founder and CEO
Dmitry Perlin
FullStadia, CEO
Viktor Kiselev
IskraFinance, CEO, Business grants and subsidies expert
Jose Carlos Loaiza
La Liga, delegate in the Russian Federation, the Baltics and Belarus
Dmitry Fedorov
Director of the Department of Digital Technologies of the Russian Football Union
Andrey Gromkovsky
Vice President of the UFC for Russia and the CIS
Ilya Inozemtsev
Product Manager Gazprom Media RTV
Maxim Belitsky
Head of the International School of Sports Management
Kirill Lata
Head of QR Sports
Elena Ponomareva
Head of Business Education Programs for Sports, MGIMO, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia
Natalia Karbasova
Founder and CEO FitTech Company
Aleks Velikikh
Head of Italian Department Ultimate Sports LTD
Evgeny Alekhin
Managing Partner, Founder of Investment and Consulting Group INVESTWING

EXPERTS AND MENTORS

Vladimir Voloshin
Newman Sport, Managing Partner, Co-founder of IRONSTAR and ROSA RUN
Dmitry Malkov
Strategium Conference, Managing Partner, Sellout Sport System, Managing Partner, FONBET bookmaker, Former Director of Strategic Development and Marketing
Ivan Katanaev
Sportrecs, Global Business Development Director
Kamil Gadzhiev
Fight Nights Global, President
Pavel Novikov
Russian Football National League, Head of Communications
Roman Vashkevich
Gazprombank, Head of Sports Marketing
Sergey Kryukov
Students Basketball Association, Executive Director
Eduard Bezuglov
Men's National Team of Russia, Chief Physician, Russian Football Union Medical Committee, Chairman
Yuri Garkunov
Kontinental Hockey League, Head of Internet Department
Yaroslav Meshalkin
ESforce Holding, Chief Strategic Communications Officer
Alexandra Gerasimova
FITMOST, Co-founder and CEO
Dmitry Perlin
FullStadia, CEO
Viktor Kiselev
IskraFinance, CEO, Business grants and subsidies expert
Jose Carlos Loaiza
La Liga, delegate in the Russian Federation, the Baltics and Belarus
Dmitry Fedorov
Director of the Department of Digital Technologies of the Russian Football Union
Andrey Gromkovsky
Vice President of the UFC for Russia and the CIS
Ilya Inozemtsev
Product Manager Gazprom Media RTV
Maxim Belitsky
Head of the International School of Sports Management
Kirill Lata
Head of QR Sports
Elena Ponomareva
Head of Business Education Programs for Sports, MGIMO, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia
Natalia Karbasova
Founder and CEO FitTech Company
Aleks Velikikh
Head of Italian Department Ultimate Sports LTD
Evgeny Alekhin
Managing Partner, Founder of Investment and Consulting Group INVESTWING

Accelerating development

By creating and testing business hypotheses

ACCELERATION RESULTS

Correction of development

Based on feedback from sports mentors

Project presentation

For foreign funds, accelerators, clubs, and sports organizations

Positioning equipping

As well as the strategy and investment proposal

Reaching decision makers

In key sports organizations
In key sports organizations

Accelerating development

By creating and testing business hypotheses

ACCELERATION RESULTS

Correction of development

Based on feedback from sports mentors

Project presentation

For foreign funds, accelerators, clubs, and sports organizations

Positioning equipping

As well as the strategy and investment proposal

Reaching decision makers

In key sports organizations

MINIMUM ENTRY CRITERIA

High value of the proposed solution

For the sports industry

Innovative project component

Compared with existing solutions on the market

Ready to work actively

Within 3 months and with sufficient resources

Scalable business

Commitment to creating a scalable bus