Sports accelerator programs and investment ventures are increasingly being launched around the world. This is a sign of the proliferation of technology taking over sports (where there’s investment there’s startups).
Sports Tank, a sports-specific pitch event (think Shark Tank but for sports startups) cuts right to the heart of sports entrepreneurship and puts founders in front of strategic investors for one day in one venue. The following is a Q&A with Pete Philo, the Owner and President of TPG Sports Group, the managing entity of Sports Tank. Pete discusses in detail the vision for Sports Tank, their vetting process and overall look at the opportunity to unite sports technology founders and investors.