CSTS program will provide you with opportunities, knowledge and global network to build a successful business that fits into the world of sports!
Get need base support in order to achieve goals that are connected with your phase of development and accelerate!
Focus is on entrepreneurship in sport, ongoing trends in sports technology and building ideas from scratch.
We are dedicated to help teams to set up and develop their businesses through:
Lectures and trainings
Mentorship and advisory
Sessions with world experts in sportstech
Access to network & visibility
Approach to investors and funds
Creative business environment and testing zones
teams and companies
investments raised in 4 years
We encourage and support all sports and entrepreneurial enthusiasts who believe in the power of tech to change and improve future of sport and physical activity!
HAVE AN IDEA ALREADY?
We are looking for early and/or seed-stage startups developing new solutions in the all relevant sports tech verticals.
If you have a committed team (minimum 2 members) and business idea/prototype that you want to translate into successful business with mission to bring it globally, Colosseum Bootcamp is a perfect match!
DO NOT HAVE AN IDEA?
We are supporting all those who might not have their own sports-tech solution, but are curious and can contribute to the shaping the future of sports through technology!
Therefore, in cooperation with sports organizations, athletes and industry leaders, we’ve prepared a list of challenges that represent the needs of the industry for the development of new technological solutions in sports. Colosseum Bootcamp will support all those who want to get involved in solving these challenges by applying new technologies and making innovative business!
The list of challenges are available HERE.
Applications are open until further notice.
Teams will be selected by the board consisting of STP Belgrade and Colosseum Sport Israel. Applications will be evaluated based on the:
The first phase of the selection process is based on your application form, where we want to get to know about your team and the problem that you are trying to solve. The first impresion is important, so we would advise you to fill in the form in the way that will make us excited about your aplication!
At this stage, you will be asked for an interview. STP Belgrade and Colosseum Sport Israel representative will meet and ask you for more information about your needs and capacity. Please have in mind that the team is the most valuable part of any startup.
If we recognize your potential, we'll provide you support to accelerate you business development and opportunities through Colosseum Bootcamp!
Participation in the program is free of charge. Start-ups are required to approach the program with commitment and dedication.
We can’t wait to get to know your idea!
The first batch of sport-tech startups underwent Colosseum Bootcamp in June 2019. After various workshops and mentoring sessions, the very best of them pitched at the Demo day on October 30th at STP Belgrade competing for the study trip to Israel! The winner was selected by an expert jury - serial entrepreneurs, investment and venture fund representatives: Gary Stewart, director of Wayra UK, Ofir Frank, serial entrepreneur and CTO at Maccabi Tel Aviv BasketBall and Igor Beslin, head Analyst at Venionaire Capital, Vienna.
Beside a lot of sports-tech enthusiasts, Demo day also gathered inspirational keynote speakers to encourage future teams and drive discussion on hot spots tech topics.
Bojan Ljubojević, founder @Basketball Science 3D
The Colosseum program changed my way of thinking. Now I experience sport as a place of innovation and ideas for players, coaches, spectators, fans, statisticians. Top lecturers and mentors have taught us how to make and idea into profitable product. Networking was essential and the organizers of the program are fully committed to help and guide startups, so we can to learn as much as possible.
Aleksandar Stanković, founder @MyFitWorld
This startup program accelerated and improved the process of achieving our goals! Working and learning with all the lecturers and mentors at the Colosseum Bootcamp was great experience. They mentored us on of how we should think, how to find our place in the market, who is our competition and what are the key parameters in determining the product - what is necessary to take into account except the product itself in order for business to have the opportunity to be successful!
Aleksandra Stojković, Marketing Lead @Sportifico
When you have enough freedom to shape your idea the way you want, with the support and mentorship of successful people from different aspects of building a business - the success of your startup depends only on you! We made the most of the great conditions in the Science Technology Park, absorbed the knowledge and experience that our mentors passed on to us during the Colosseum Sports Tech program and our success speaks volumes about how much this meant for Sportifico! Winning Demo Day brought us a trip to Israel where we introduced Sportifico to the most important people in the sports industry and today we are working with some of them to develop their product and business!