SD Sport Innovators is the heartbeat of the Southern California sports business community. SDSI is a company that offers comprehensive mentoring to growing sports and active lifestyle companies. The company is now accepting applications for it’s free mentoring program for small business start-ups.
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Springboard is SDSI’s free four month business mentoring program. With over 50 industry veterans, the program helps up-and-coming sport and active lifestyle companies become sustainable businesses. Springboard 2.0 is a mentoring program that prepares companies to be “Pitch Ready” if and when investment opportunities present themselves.
“The mentors went above and beyond to help us perfect our business model and identify our strengths. I would recommend this program to any entrepreneur looking to grow their business and potentially raise money.”
-Ian Sells, Co-Founder of StrongVolt.com
If your company has a unique product and wants to take business to the next level, the Springboard 2.0 program may be for you. A potential company must fit one of the following categories:
- Sports/active lifestyle related products and services
- Target customer must be the sports/active lifestyle industries or athletes Sports/active lifestyle apparel brands
- Target customer must be the sports/active lifestyle industries or athletes Sports/active lifestyle related technology, software, Web 3.0
- Advanced materials for the sports/active lifestyle industries
If you think your company falls within one of the niches, you can apply here.
SD Sport Innovators (SDSI) is a non-profit, business accelerator that connects and drives the growth of Southern California’s vibrant sports economy by offering elite level networking, and innovative programs and services for start-ups, mature companies and service providers. We offer mentoring, education and capital funding opportunities for start-ups; best practice collaboration, access to new technology, and public policy advocacy for mature companies; as well as deal flow to our service providers and the Southern California Investment Community.