NFLPA Pitch Day gives women- and minority-led early-stage companies a chance to present their products and business plans in front of an elite group of judges, athletes and potential investors.

Join us for the 5th annual Pitch Day on Wednesday, February 3, 2021



Our goal is to empower women- and minority-led businesses by providing a platform to pitch their innovative products and services. Participating startups are competing for access to funding, mentorship and the NFLPA’s unique assets which may include group licensing rights.

This year the one-day event will be hosted virtually during the week leading up to Super Bowl LV. This event also features athlete-driven panels around investment, entrepreneurship, innovation and diversity.

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How Can You Participate?

  • Presenter
  • Attendee
  • Partner


  • Pitch: This event is exclusively for women- and minority-led businesses to present. Each company will have a dedicated time to pitch how their business aligns with the sports industry and their plan for leveraging the NFLPA resources. A short Q&A session will immediately follow each pitch.
  • Categories: We are currently recruiting for companies in any of the following industries, consumer packaged goods, experiential & entertainment, gaming & tech innovation, health, safety & human performance, youth sports, and/or athlete-led.
  • Networking: Opportunities to make valuable connections with VIP attendees.

We are no longer accepting applications


Attendees include professional athletes, business partners and executives within the sports, technology and investor communities.

Join us to watch six minority and women-led startups present to a panel of all-star judges. Pitch Day will also feature athlete-driven panels around investment, entrepreneurship, innovation and diversity, the 2021 Young Entrepreneur Award, the opportunity, the opportunity to connect with attendees and much more!



Partner with NFLPA Pitch Day to discover and support cutting-edge, early stage companies who are positioned to disrupt the marketplace. Plus connect with some of the finest minds in the sports and venture industry.​

Presenting and Champion sponsor packages are available to join us in this effort.​

For more information on NFLPA Pitch Day partnership opportunities, please contact: Cary Grossart

Event details, including date are subject to change.