Startup Experience | Hashtag Sports

Startup Experience

Hashtag Sports empowers early-stage companies with programmatic collaboration, networking, and mentorship all in one transformational week.

2018 Startup Partners

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Over the last 2 years, more than 100 startup founders & CEOs have attended Hashtag Sports. This year we expect the number of participating Startup Experience companies to grow, joining more than 50 leading venture capital firms, PE firms, and accelerators.

Your Startup Experience pass gives you discounted access to 3 days of thought leadership from luminaries who aren’t afraid to discuss both the challenges and opportunities that we all face in the new sports economy.

As part of the Startup Experience, you gain access to Mentor Hours, Office Hours, Startup Workshops, and a NYC startup pub crawl. Our mobile app also provides each attendee the opportunity to receive real-time updates on talks that might be of interest to you as well as a community feature that enables to you contact other attendees to schedule meetings.

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Startup Mentors

Interested in Applying?

If you are a startup that wants to attend Hashtag Sports 2018 and join the growing disruption of the status quo of sports media and the fan experience, please complete our startup application form. If qualified, you will receive more information to register your Startup Experience Pass.

Stay tuned for more program announcements including this year's partners. For more details about Hashtag Sports 2018, please consult our FAQs.

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More than 50 VC and PE firms will attend Hashtag Sports this year from major global hubs. There's no better place for investors to find the latest innovations, meet the boldest disruptors of the status quo, and hear perspectives from established leaders to evaluate opportunities in the context of the rapidly evolving sports & entertainment market.

If you are interested in sponsoring a Startup Experience event or showcasing your portfolio companies, please contact us below.

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