Kobe Bryant isn’t Mark Cuban, the NBA owner and investor. But the former Lakers star has his own “Shark Tank” in a $100 million venture capital company.
As CNET reported, “Drawing frequently on the language of basketball as analogy, the retired Los Angeles Lakers great on Tuesday described during an onstage interview how his experience winning five NBA championships prepared him for his current occupation.
“I am used to having this patient approach cause when you start training camp, you’re building the tools necessary to win a championship,” Bryant said at The Wall Street Journal’s WSJDLive global technology conference in Laguna Beach. “You have to have the patience. The way I am approaching the second phase of my life is the same way.”
Bryant is running a $100 million venture capital fund with Jeff Stibel, who previously ran Web.com.
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