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NBA Star, Andre Iguodala, Continues to Make Waves in Silicon Valley with His New Comcast Partnership

We’re used to seeing Andre Iguodala, the 6’6″ swingman, dominate the basketball court, but get ready to witness him transition his skills into the investing industry. The Philadelphia Business Journal announced that Iguodala will be joining the Comcast team as a venture partner for its Catalyst Fund located in San Francisco Bay. The news of Iguodala joining Comcast comes immediately on the heels of his trade from the Memphis Grizzlies to the Miami Heat. The Catalyst Fund is designed to invest in African American, Latinx, and female founders. To date the fund has provided support to more than 70 startups by either directly investing or pairing with accelerator programs, according to its website. Iguodala isn’t new to the world of investing. In fact he and his business partner, Rudy Cline-Thomas founded F9 Strategies. According to Bloomberg Business , the pair holds $25,000 to $150,000 worth of stakes in more than 25 startups including Walker & Co. , Mayvenn , and more. Iguodala...

Devin Crudup

Feb 6, 2020