These are the 5 Startups Hitting the Stage at the Dodgers Accelerator Demo Day

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The Los Angeles Dodgers and advertising agency R/GA will unleash the five startups in the Dodgers Accelerator at demo day in Downtown LA.   The startups in the 2nd class of the accelerator program received up to $120K in investment in exchange for a 6% equity stake and mentorship from 80+ industry professionals which include the likes of Magic JohnsonJeanie BussTroy CarterMatt Withelier, and Nihal Mehta, in addition to office space in R/GA’s offices in LA.

“The overwhelming success of the Dodgers’ first sports and entertainment accelerator opened our eyes to the profound impact that today’s rising technology companies can have on sports,” said Dodgers’ President and CEO Stan Kasten. “We’re committed to bringing the best new experiences to our fans, and the best new technologies to our team. We also are excited to use the Dodger brand and our organizational reach to help these young companies grow.”

“The ingenuity that the Dodgers and R/GA witnessed in the 10 companies selected to participate in the first accelerator has made our decision to continue the program an easy one,” said Dodgers’ Chief Financial Officer Tucker Kain. “The response we received for our first class from across the sports and technology industry was a strong validation of the value of the program and we look forward to continuing this momentum with the next class.”

Without further ado, here are the 5 startups that compose that next class:




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About the author: Reza Chowdhury

Reza Chowdhury is the CEO and Founder of AlleyWatch, the largest media property focused on the NYC tech and entrepreneurial ecosystem. He is also the Founder of New York Startup Lab, a software development firm with a specific focus on early stage companies. Previously, Reza was involved with several entrepreneurial ventures and began his career as securities trader on Wall Street. Recognized as a global thought leader, Reza has been named one of the 100 most influential people in NYC Tech by TechWeek on multiple occasions and is a NYC Venture Fellow, a world-class, year-long fellowship program designed to help high-potential entrepreneurs scale their ventures. Reza routinely speaks on the global startup ecosystem and is an advisor to advisor to SD Asia and Dublin Globe, two organizations that are fostering the growth of local entrepreneurial ecosystems.

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