The Football Company

The metaverse of football fandom.

Founded
2020
Partnered
At seed stage in 2022
Country
Germany
Industry
web3, metaverse, NFT
Status
Active
Website
https://www.thefootballclub.com/
Co investors
Dapper Labs
web3 Studios
BLN Capital
Sebastian Johnston
Stefan Tietze
Jeffrey Haas
Joshua Kimmich
Cesc Fabregas
What they do
TFC is building the first NFT-powered football fan experience platform that offers officially licensed virtual football merchandise and lifestyle goods. The founders aim to become the metaverse platform for football fans, where you can engage and communicate with like-minded fans, buy and sell NFT fan items, do gamified challenges, and transfer external NFT items inside the platform.
Why we invested
We believe in the team, that they are the right people to execute this vision: Very strong and experienced founder team, who deep domain knowledge and startup experience, and on top strategic investors/founding members providing credibility and access to key industry players, including football clubs, leagues, and players. Moreover, the founders have teamed up with a great group of investors providing valuable sparring on different aspects such as web3, crypto, finance, and football rights.

We believe in the vision of what they are building, with a strong focus on product: The founders' vision of becoming the metaverse platform for football fans, where you can engage and communicate with like-minded fans, buy and sell NFT fan items, do gamified challenges, and transfer external NFT items inside the platform has massive potential.

We believe there is a huge market opportunity, and the timing is right: Digital fan merchandise is a blue ocean market. TFC understands that virtual merchandise is going to be a billion-dollar industry thanks to the metaverse and have positioned themselves very well.

Magic Content

  • Team
  • Culture
  • Story & DNA