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ONLINE: Early-stage startup wants to bring tennis & padel players an easy-to-use match-making platform with trustworthy and community-based player ratings - SPRINGBOARD®

  • 20 Dec 2022
  • 14:00 - 16:30
  • DTU, kl 14:00 til 16:30 pa Online, Mødeplatform
  • 16

Registration

  • Signup deadline: 13. december.
  • Signup deadline: 13. december.


Introduction to SPRINGBOARD®

Early-stage startup founded by two skilled and experienced players will provide tennis & padel players with smarter match-making and court booking solutions leading to better planning, communication, and fun before getting on the court.


Questions for sparring

For this SPRINGBOARD®, panelists are sought who can provide sparring in the following areas:


  • What should the team test and evaluate at this point in time to assess potential and ability to execute?

  • Go-to-market discussion, focusing on business model, segmentation, price strategy, geography, etc.?

  • How should the team bring a first beta to market given that they lack tech capability (i.e., hire a freelance developer, hire an app firm, bring a CTO onboard as a co-founder)?

  • Raising funds, discussions to focus on KPI’s, how to develop an intriguing business case, timing, investor profiles, etc.?


Industry: Experience economy (culture/tourism/amusements/sport)

Development stage: Pre-Proof of Concept

Region: Copenhagen

Competencies required:

Business Development
Business models
Financing & investments
    Marketing & Branding
    Pricing


    This SPRINGBOARD® will be held in Danish

    Problem & solution

    Do you often miss playing tennis and padel when traveling for work or going on vacation without your usual hitting partner?

    Do you often get disappointed if you can't find a player under short notice or if player ratings are unreliable?

    The company brings tennis & padel players an easy-to-use match-making platform with trustworthy player ratings.


    Problem & solution

    Quick match-making – Instant match-making based on location, distance, and player level

    Play anytime, anywhere – Access to most facilities in/out of town with booking options via pay/play

    Improve your game – Challenge yourself to play players your normally don't practice with

    Take your rating to new levels – Get rated and rate your new hitting partners on both social and player skills


    Business model

    Subscription based model.


    The opportunity

    Denmark – 75,000 tennis players, 11,000 padel players

    Globally – 87 million tennis players, 25 million padel players


    Current solutions

    playtomic, MATCHi, Padel Mates, Universal Tennis, among others.


    Ambitions

    1,000 users by 2023, 500,000 users by 2026.


    Team and management

    A – Co-founder and Head of Product & Strategy, 31y, MSc Economics & Business Administration, Management Consultant at Maersk

    B – Co-founder and Head of Sales, 29y, lead carpenter and planner on various construction projects


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