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Andre Iguodala Is Bringing Basketball Players and Silicon Valley Together

The tech-savvy NBA star has investing wisdom to share.


Fast Company published a fascinating piece on how Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala is teaching his teammates how to win at a very different game — investing in tech stocks.

The article illustrates Iguodala’s savvy tech investments — he was an early investor in Facebook, Netflix and Tesla, among others — and how, more recently, he’s been trying to connect the tech world with the basketball world.

Uniting basketball players with Silicon Valley influencers is a win-win. Professional athletes get more involved in “the kind of moves that solidify financial futures” in a league that’s had more than a few notable players face bankruptcy and in the process, lend their “star power and influence to the Valley players.”

Read the full story on Fast Company.

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