Starting February 13, Brad Feld invites entrepreneurs with innovative startups that need the speed and power of Google Fiber to apply to live rent-free in his house. The Feld KC Fiberhouse competition will run through Monday, March 25.
Applicants must be at least 18 years old.
Up to five winners will be selected from among the applications received.
The panel of judges -- Feld, Scott Case of Startup America Partnership, David Cohen of TechStars and Lesa Mitchell of the Kauffman Foundation -- will judge the applicants based upon the innovative potential of their startups and their companies' ability to leverage Google Fiber.
"I'm putting the thesis of my book into action by directly supporting a startup community that sees endless opportunities ahead," Feld said. "The winners will have access to Google Fiber and a neighborhood and city brimming with startup activity. They can take advantage of the many entrepreneurial programs and events offered by the Kauffman Foundation. And, lastly, I commit to take a personal interest in the entrepreneurs selected to live in my KC Fiberhouse and will do what I can to provide feedback and advice."