Athletes as Investors: Leveraging Influence to Spur Innovation | Hashtag Sports 2017 Session

DAY 3

Athletes as Investors: Leveraging Influence to Spur Innovation


Wednesday, 6/28 | Microsoft Technology Center | Microsoft Stage at 3:45PM


What You Will Learn

Athletes often wield their influence on and off-the-field, especially within the technology and media industries in the digital era with the power and reach of social media. Due to their reach and impact, athletes are able to help startups authentically reach consumers, provide guidance on product development, and sometimes even help with the fundraising process. This panel will feature an experienced group of investors and athletes to share their thoughts and answer questions.

Tags: Gen Z, Communication, Entrepreneurship, Empowerment, Sports

Erica Minnihan

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Ryan Mundy

Investor & Retired Athlete

Andrew Hawkins

Wide Receiver & Investor

Marques Colston

Investor & Retired Athlete

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