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Kobe Bryant Hopes To Leverage Appeal In Asia With New Venture-Capital Tech FundPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 23 / 16
Former NBAer Kobe Bryant yesterday unveiled his new $100M venture-capital tech fund , and while he "acknowledges he's no expert on the tech industry," there are "areas where he's been prescient, including Asia," according to Dave & Lien of the L.A. TIMES. His partner, Jeff Stibel, said Bry...
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