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MC HAMMER
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MC Hammer is a great example of what I tell people all the time: “PROXIMITY. ” A lot of us are too far from people or environments that can accelerate our goals. “I don’t wanna move to SF,” but you’ll...
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ITALEE LUCAS
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I really admire and respect WNBA players! Italee Lucas is currently playing professional basketball in Angola. Angola is one of the richest countries in Africa, and home to the largest oil producing company in sub-Saharan Africa. I think WNBA players have...
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CHRIS BOSH
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Chris Bosh recently said two things that are very profound to me that most players are afraid to say: * “I have millions and know nothing about money.” * He can understand why former NBA players go broke. "Guys spend...
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HOTEL TONIGHT
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Have you all ever heard of HotelTonight? Two years ago I helped 12 athletes invest and get marketing deals with them. They all used the service and loved it, but didn’t have access to invest. Two weeks ago that company...
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PINTEREST
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THIS JUST IN-One of our portfolio companies, Pinterest Inc., has sped up the timing of its initial public offering according to The Wall Street Journal. Pinterest originally submitted its IPO paperwork confidentially with the Securities and Exchange Commission earlier this...
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LYFT
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I had a great interview with @cheddar today on one of my first tech investments and favorite companies. We own this originally at $10/share, I was trying to explain that VC investors already made our money! “Big Investors Unmoved by Lyft Stock's...
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130 TECH DEALS
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Today Lyft went public, and I reflected on how I got into investing. It started from being broke, not understanding money and being tired of it being the reason why I couldn’t do things. I had no money to pay...
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CULTURE
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We have always known this, but culture has the ability to influence technology and technology influences culture. Most of the successful tech companies start out by sending free product to celebrities. Next, they raise money from them and feature them...
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100 MILLION INFLUENCE
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I never discuss who I work with, but collectively our investors reach and inspire over 100 million people via social media. All of them are investors in tech, launching their own VC funds, building diverse portfolios, influencing the companies they...
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OFFSET
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Offset recently said on the Breakfast Club that he read about Nas and Juicy J investing and it inspired him to invest. This is huge. When all the headlines are people losing money while investing, others don’t want to invest....
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