Calling all start-ups! Help transform the football industry

City Football Group, in partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University, is looking for start-ups to help create the football stadium of tomorrow.

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Startups are encouraged to help design the football stadium of the future.

The City Startup Challenge is a 5-day, fully-funded event that offers business start-ups the chance to present new ideas to help create the stadium of the future to City Football Group.

Ideas presented will need to address at least one of the following five challenges:

Any early stage start-up that contains up to three people, is encouraged to reply. In return, the start-ups will have receive a funded pilot one of the group’s clubs, be given guidance and entrepreneurial advice, free accommodation, have the opportunity to work alongside City Football Group’s leadership team, networking opportunities and training with top football coaches at the campus.

Manchester Metropolitan University has a ten-year partnership with City Football Group, which is designed to enhance sporting and educational legacy in the city. The partnership provides opportunities to engage academic expertise, provide teaching and learning opportunities to staff and players, but also to students, with excellent experience opportunities and the sector-leading community coaching degree.

The deadline for applications is 31 March 2019.

Apply online now

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