1st and Future

NFL’s 1ST and Future

Tomorrow, the Broncos and Panthers will battle it out for the suitable to name themselves the champions of Tremendous Bowl 50.

In the present day, simply miles away from the stadium, twelve startups are battling it out in entrance of a room filled with NFL executives, workforce house owners, and buyers.

Hosted in a partnership with the NFL and Stanford, 1st and Future is a startup competitors modeled after the TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield. On the finish of the day, three startups will stroll away with $50,000 every (and tickets to the Tremendous Bowl for good measure) from the NFL Strategic Funding fund, having conquered the competitors in considered one of three classes:

  • The Future Stadium: “Startups that may have the most important influence on the expertise of attendees at reside, stadium sports activities occasions.”
  • Bringing House The Recreation: “Startups that may alter in some elementary approach the enjoyment of reside sports activities broadcasts within the house.”
  • Tomorrow’s Athlete: “Startups that may have the most important impression on the efficiency and security of athletes in competitors and in coaching.”

The competitors begins right now at eight:30 a.m Pacific, and is scheduled to run till eleven:30 a.m.