Supporting start-ups in the sports tech industry

As a former start-up ourselves, Sportradar is proud to lend our support to innovators around the globe who are in need of assistance to get their ideas off the ground.  Read more about the Acceleradar programme on this page.

The programme

Early-stage start-ups receive up to one year of free access to Sportradar‘s data and products (see list below).

Additionally, Sportradar provides support with regular status meetings and access to a start-up mentorship team.

Further more, members can benefit from Sportradar’s global presence and distribution channels, the fastest sports data on the market and the fact that the complete lifecycle of sports data (from creation to distribution) is owned by Sportradar and managed with highest quality standards.

Available to Acceleradar members (click on the bullet points for details):

Acceleradar candidates

While any tech field that incorporates sports data is eligible for Acceleradar, we pay special attention to those working in:



Augmented Reality & Virtual reality

Blockchain Technology

Machine Learning


Immersive Media

US-Sports Betting

Machine Vision

Natural Language (NLG, NLP, NLU)


Sportradar has an extensive network of partnerships with start-up accelerators and venture capitalists around the world. Click here if you represent an accelerator and are interested in a partnership with us. If you work for a start-up please use the "apply now" button below.

Sports Tech Tokyo is a global accelerator program aimed at startups from around the world developing cutting-edge sports technology that also creates an environment for leading corporations to innovate and collaborate.
Stadia Ventures is the global Sports Innovation Hub for entrepreneurs, industry partners and investors. They create an ecosystem for sports and esports innovation growth by leveraging their team’s core strengths: education, investment, network, and industry expertise.
MathWorks provides the ultimate computing environment for technical computation, visualization, design, simulation, and implementation. Mathworks partnership supports the growth of early stage technology companies by granting Sportradar Accelerator members with access to their software tools.
HYPE SPORTS INNOVATION is the biggest eco-system in sports innovation. With more than 26k members from brands, sports clubs, federations, and academia, together with 8k+ startups – HYPE has an unmatched outreach for global companies in this field.
N3XT Sports is a global sports consulting firm that specializes in innovation, technology, and investment strategy. They identify and address the most critical challenges of their clients, allowing them to achieve sustainable competitive advantage within the rapidly changing sports landscape.
Sixers Innovation Lab provides day-to-day operational support for businesses accepted into their program. They take a flexible and individualized approach to assist with strategy, growth and finance.
leAD is a Berlin based sports entrepreneurship platform that helps fund and nurture remarkable sports startups with their leAD Sports Accelerator, ADvantage sports tech fund and the leAD Business Builder.