CULTURE

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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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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21 SAVAGE
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Culture - Community - Capital. Those are the three tenants of my mission. Have you guys seen what 21 Savage is doing in financial literacy?! What if leaders of the culture made it cool to save money, invest, start businesses...
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FREDDIE FIGGERS
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This isn’t my usual post about financial literacy or investing. I’ve been thinking about the life story of folks like Caron Butler (google it, will blow you away), my own story growing up on 88th and Princeton in Chicago, and...
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SPENCER HAYWOOD
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I have seen countless comments regarding Zion Williamson's responsibility to "stick it out" and play for Duke. I have also seen others telling him to focus on his health, his future and not making other people millions while risking his...
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ANTHONY TOLLIVER
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Anthony Tolliver made it to the highest level of professional sports (NBA), manhood (being a father and husband), tech investing (his portfolio is insane) and real estate. Check out his interview on @cheddar with @bradpixels where he discusses VCs helping athletes invest using group...
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ASJHA JONES
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I don’t think I’ve ever met anyone with a more winning success story than Ash Jones ! Two time champ at UConn, WNBA champ, two time Olympic gold winner, Allstar, EuroLeague MVP... I could go on and on! But as impressive...
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SNOOP DOGG
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Have you all been following Snoop Dogg's investments lately? I’m so proud of this man because he realized the same thing Nas, Carmelo, Ashton Kutcher, Kobe Bryant, Magic, and others have realized: THE POWER OF PRIVATE EQUITY. When you have...
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DOCUSIGN GOES PUBLIC!
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I recently saw a video from a notable news publication making fun of athletes going broke. I was disgusted. I don’t find it funny at all. It’s also misleading. People who don’t understand how money works go broke. Regardless if...
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2019: A BLOCKBUSTER YEAR…
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I remember Beats by Dre deal got the culture pretty fired up. 50 Cent with Vitamin water people were like wait whaaaatt? But here is the thing, this happens dozens of times a year and investors make billions. Not millions....
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