LA Dodgers Opens Door On First Accelerator Program | socalTECH.com
The LA Dodgers has opened the doors on its first, startup accelerator program class this morning, unveiling the 10 companies included in the first LA Dodgers Sports & Entertainment Accelerator. The accelerator begins today, and runs through a Demo Day in November at Dodger Stadium. Among the companies participating in the program are Appetize (mobile POS for live events); Doorstat (business foot traffic and demographics analysis); FieldLevel (sports recruiting network); FocusMotion (movement tracking technology); Kinduct (health and fitness software); LeagueApps (local sports organization); ProDay (sports workouts with professsional athletes); SidePrize (fantasy sports); Swish Analytics (fantasy sports); and Yezno (sports polling).
At least three of the companies are originally from Los Angeles, including FieldLevel, Appetize, and Focus in Motion. The Dodgers Accelerator is investing $120,000 in funding in each of the startups, which all will be part of a coworking space in LA, and also gain access to the Dodgers organization, mentors, and more.