Let me introduce Peter Lazou from Milan, Italy, who is our newest mentor at Qatar SportsTech. He is the Co-Founder of SportScientia and1 is an expert in Business Development & Sales, OKRs, Fundraising and Innovation.
Peter is a venture capitalist and investor over 20+ years of venture building and investing experience, sharing the good, bad and ugly with the startups from first hand experiences. He also runs a couple of the Founder Institute chapters which is the world’s largest entrepreneurial startup launch program – from idea validation all the way through to startup incorporation.
What is your background?
I am an experienced venture builder and investor with 20+ years in the job
What would you consider your greatest achievement?
A pioneer of some awesome FinTech and SecureTech technologies inclusive of 3 company exits
What made you interested in joining Qatar SportsTech as a mentor?
I’m the founding partner of SportScientia, a sports innovation, R&D and data analytics company and we work closely with ASPIRE in Qatar which is connected to Liverpool John Moores University in the UK. I’ve plenty of knowledge and experience to share with aspiring entrepreneurs embarking on their journey
What excites you the most about Sports Technology?
The opportunity to use technology to give data a voice!
What expertise are you going to support the QST startups with?
I have over 20+ years of venture building and investing experience, sharing the good, bad and ugly with the startups from first hand experiences. I also run a couple of the the Founder Institute chapters which is the world’s largest entrepreneurial startup launch program – from idea validation all the way through to startup incorporation
Any final words of wisdom, that you would like to give to aspiring SportsTech entrepreneurs?
Will your startup make an impact in the world and will you be creating 100’s of jobs? if not then re-think what your focus is!
ABOUT QATAR SPORTSTECH
Qatar SportsTech is a leading accelerator program, focused on growing the SportsTech sector in Doha. As part of the Rainmaking Group, a global venture builder and creator of Startupbootcamp, the program helps SportsTech startups scale globally through direct access to an international network of mentors partners and investors.
Startupbootcamp is a global network of innovation programs with 15 industry-specific accelerators and four Scale programs for growth-stage teams Startupbootcamp partners with leading global brands to support the next generation of innovators. Since founding in 2010, Startupbootcamp has worked with over 700 founders, 250+ global brands and facilitated hundreds of partnerships between their alumni and corporate partners.
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