For the last 25+ years, Tim Hayden has been involved in entrepreneurship, sports business, entertainment, digital media and marketing.
Tim is the Co-Founder & Managing Director of Stadia Ventures, which is a global sports innovation hub that has created a business development accelerator for sports startups tied to a $10M investment fund.
In addition, Tim is the Director of the Internationally recognized Center for Entrepreneurship at Saint Louis University. He is also a Senior Adjunct Professor in Entrepreneurship where he teaches the capstone, Advanced Business Planning class to Undergraduate students in U.S. News & World Report’s 10th best Entrepreneurship program in the nation.
Tim has founded several companies including Vivid Sky, which created one of the first mobile applications for sports fans to access instant replays, stats, and info-graphics through their mobile devices. In addition, he helped start two professional soccer teams, Saint Louis Athletica (WPS) and AC St. Louis (NASL) while reengineering the business side of a multi-million dollar soccer complex called Anheuser-Busch Soccer Park.
Tim also serves as an advisor for various for-profit and not-for-profit companies including PixelPress, Independent Youth, NFTE (Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship) and 400+ student created businesses.