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EXPERT
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"The most important thing you can do as a young person is to become an expert at something. To be skilled at whatever it is you are desirous of pursuing."  Robert F. Smith the GOAT said this quote, and I...
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PROGRESS
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I’m from Chicago, but one thing I like about Golden State is watching their players win championships AND become great investors. The ownership group and environment in San Francisco promotes it from behind the scenes. At game, the family and...
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FROM NBA TO REAL ESTATE: DAHNTAY JONES
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Dahntay Jones went from Duke to the NBA and is now Managing Partner of affordable, carbon-free workplace housing real estate fund called Pearl Homes. He most recently cohosted a discussion on real estate investment with Chad Tredway attended by over 50 athletes....
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REAL ESTATE INVESTING WITH CHAD TREDWAY
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You all asked and we answered! I have been a tech investing coach for over a decade. A lot of athletes send me real estate deals, but that is not my area of expertise. We now have one of the...
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REAL ESTATE & GROUP ECONOMICS
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My man Josh Childress @jchillington was exposed to real estate investing through his scholarship donor at Stanford who owns real estate in Silicon Valley. Now he’s leading the charge on real estate investing with Landspire Group, and helping athletes receive...
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THE BEST PITCH DECKS I HAVE SEEN ALL HAVE THIS…
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Founders: read this if you’re raising. Investors: make sure you have these when looking at deals. I’ve seen hundreds of pitch decks, and really enjoy seeing founders’ visions boiled down to 15 pages. Unfortunately, 90% of decks I see don’t...
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WHERE CAN I MEET INVESTORS?
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Let’s use this lockdown time to learn and strategize! After my last post, people keep asking me how they can meet investors. Here are the major keys to getting in front of investors after Covid-19! 1. Most investors prefer to...
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10 THINGS TO DO BEFORE YOU RAISE MONEY
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Since I still see folks are still raising money, I’ll keep teaching people how to do it! Especially “stay-at-home” focused companies continue to flourish; companies like Ed tech, exercise equipment, workplace productivity, e-commerce, streaming, videoconferencing, social apps, meal kit makers...
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COMMUNITY X CULTURE X CAPITAL
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We are spending our time in quarantine staying as productive as possible! I have been doing video calls several times per week; I just completed two this week for athletes, and do more for non-athletes next week! Before I started...
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PRO TEAMS, RECORD LABELS, AND VENTURE CAPITAL
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Professional sports teams and record labels make money similarly to venture capital firms. That’s the reason why athletes and entertainers are making so much money and are drawn to technology investing; they innately understand the model because it's familiar! Follow @drivebyDraftkings to...
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