Launch, grow, scale and pivot. Business mentoring for companies of all sizes.
From start-up to global success, we believe all companies can benefit from shared knowledge. We have multiple mentoring programs to serve sports, active lifestyle and healthy living companies, at all stages of growth.
This intensive workshop covers the business essentials every entrepreneur needs to bring their idea to life. Spanning all areas of business from Finance to Marketing, the Gateway Workshop provides insight into common sticking points such as, product validation methods, go to market strategies, protecting IP and more.
Structured business mentoring that prepares companies for scale. For businesses with an existing product or service, our rigorous screening process pairs companies with teams of mentors to help prepare to raise funding, launch new products, develop strategic partnerships and position themselves for sustainable growth.
Applications are accepted twice a year - now accepting applications for Class 14.
Highly confidential and fully customized to each company, SDSI Masters is our peer to peer mentoring program that pairs mature businesses with industry vetrans to solve problems, pivot and/or direct future growth.
The SDSI Entrepreneur’s Journey
Not sure which program is best for you? We're happy to help.
Who are Sports, Active Lifestyle and Healthy Living Companies?
SDSI is an organization that focuses on Sports, Active Lifestyle and Healthy Living businesses and commerce. Not sure if your business qualifies? Here’s some examples below, but you can always send us a message and ask!
Action sports - Surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding and Skiing, BMX, Motocross, etc.
Biking – Mountain Biking and cycling
Hiking and Outdoors – Camping, adventure trekking, kayaking, scuba diving, etc.
Yoga and Pilates – Apparel, Equipment and Accessories
Fitness – Cross fit, martial arts, gym equipment and apparel
Health and Wellness – Mindfulness and Meditation services, sport related medical devices, apps and accessories
Sports Tech – app enabled devices, web based services, big data
Coaching and Technique – Products and services
Team Sports - Youth, competitive, professional and recreational
Sports Nutrition – Food, drinks, apps and services
Food and Beverage – Promoting healthy choices or with an eco conscious focus