1st and Future

Beyoncé becomes a tech startup investor

Joining celebrity investors like Snoop Dogg, Ashton Kutcher, and Justin Bieber, Queen Bey is bringing her supreme business skills to the tech world. Beyoncé and the management company she started ca

Paranoid Fan wants to make sure you’re ready for football this season

The 2016 National Football League season is set to kick off tonight. Thousands of fans will be navigating parking, food and bathroom lines, finding their seats and attempting to meet up with friends.

Kenzen Wins For Best Startup In The Future Athlete Category At The NFL’s 1st And Future

Twelve startups campaigned for their chance to win the prize at 1st and Future, the startup pitch hosted jointly by the NFL, Stanford and TechCrunch, but only one could take home the prize in each cat

HYP3R’s Location-Based Engagement CRM Wins The “Future Stadium” Category At 1st and Future

We've reached the end of 1st And Future — a sports-centric startup competition thrown as a joint effort between the NFL, Stanford's Graduate School of Business, and TechCrunch. The final of three

LiveLike’s VR Spectator App Wins The 1st And Future Bringing Home The Game Category

Virtual reality, body cameras, and the Internet Of Things are poised to change the way we watch sports. Today we saw how at TechCrunch’s 1st And Future startup competition held at the Stanford Gradu

Watch 12 Startups Pitch The NFL At 1st And Future Here

Tomorrow, the Broncos and Panthers will battle it out for the right to call themselves the champions of Super Bowl 50. Today, just miles away from the stadium, twelve startups are battling it out i

Meet The Finalists For The NFL’s 1st And Future

It's here! 1st and Future, the startup pitch hosted jointly by the NFL, Stanford and your favorite tech blog, TechCrunch, is tomorrow! We've scoured fields, courts, arenas and stadiums around the w

Announcing 1st And Future, A Startup Competition From TechCrunch, The NFL And Stanford

Just when we were in the depths of planning our dip-to-chip ratio for our viewing party, the NFL came to us with an idea: A sports-themed pitch-off competition just before the big game named 1st and