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Team Owners Continue To Invest In Tech Startups With Potential Sports Applications

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 20 / 17

Venture capitalist is the "newest job in professional sports," as the ownership groups behind the Mets, Cavaliers and Capitals have "all announced the founding of new venture firms," according to Reed Albergotti of THEINFORMATION.com. Others, such as the Dodgers, " launched incubators for startups ....

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