WYLAB INCUBATION PROGRAM 2019

EMPOWERING SPORTS THROUGH INNOVATION

Wylab launches its fourth incubation and acceleration program #WIP2019 in order to identify and support the best solutions and technological innovations that can bring added value to the world of sport.

AREAS OF INTEREST

ATHLETIC PERFORMANCES

Wearables, sensors, instruments for monitoring, measuring and predicting performance.

FAN EXPERIENCE

Technologies that support organizations to profile and engage their users by providing an increasingly immersive experience.

SMART ARENA

Applications and platforms that automate services for sports facilities; from ticket purchase, to new types of entertainment and interaction, to stadium security.

DIGITAL MEDIA

Innovation in media broadcasting and creation of personalized content; social media, digital marketing, second screen.

CLUB MANAGEMENT

Application and platform that support the management of sports clubs with a view to optimizing time and resources.

E-SPORTS

Competitions between gamers.
E-sports represent a new reality able to attract a very wide audience.

Timeline

Call is Open

April 15th, 2019

Call Closed

May 31st, 2019

Selection Day

June 7th, 2019

Incubation and Acceleration Programs Start

June 24th - June 28th

Midterm Evaluation

July 29th - August 2nd

Investor Day

October 18th

Benefits

What Benefits do Startups have access to when entering WIP2019?

INCUBATION

  • Business training
  • Mentoring and tutoring
  • 12 weeks
  • Investor Day

ACCELERATION

  • Business training
  • Market acceleration
  • 12 weeks
  • Investor Day

SPORT-TECH NETWORK

  • Sports-tech startup
  • National and international incubators
  • Federations and leagues
  • Brand

INVESTMENTS

  • Wylab seed
  • Business Angel
  • Funds
  • Enterprises

HUB OF EXCELLENCE

  • Wylab
  • Wyscout
  • Virtus Entella

GATEWAY TO MARKET

  • Sports Clubs
  • Leagues and Federations
  • Sports Companies

WYLAB SPORTS TECH INCUBATOR

Empowering Sports Through Innovation

Wylab, the first sports-tech incubator in Italy, it selects, develops and finances innovative tech start-ups in vertical sports.
Active since 2016, it acts as a catalyst for innovation within a complex ecosystem made up of federations, leagues, clubs and athletes, sport-tech brands, investors and startups.
Wylab together with the other companies of the group (Wyscout and Virtus Entella) represent a unique development and innovation hub, and not only in Italy.

40+ Incubated startups
€350k+ Direct investment by Wylab
8 Funded start-ups
2M+ Collected by Network Startups