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Unveiled: Kobe Bryant’s 13 Venture Capital Investments

blogs.wsj.com — Kobe Bryant unveiled his venture capital firm today - a $100 million fund jointly managed by entrepreneur Jeff Stibel. What's not known is that the two have already been making investments for years. Below is the list of those investments. A few remain confidential. The Players Tribune. Venture capital investment.

Kobe Bryant and Jeff Stibel Unveil $100M Venture-Capital Fund

Kobe Bryant and Jeff Stibel Unveil $100 Million Venture Capital Fund

wsj.com — Meet Kobe Bryant, venture capitalist. The retired NBA star will today unveil his venture-capital fund, a $100 million vehicle for investing in technology, media and data companies. Mr. Bryant, who turns 38 Tuesday, isn't going it alone: He is...

Kobe Bryant unveils $100 million venture-capital fund

marketwatch.com — Meet Kobe Bryant, venture capitalist. The retired NBA star will unveil on Monday his venture-capital fund, a $100 million vehicle for investing in technology, media and data companies. Bryant, who turns 38 on Tuesday, isn't going it alone: He is partnering with 43-year-old Jeff Stibel, a longtime entrepreneur and investor who was introduced to Bryant by a mutual friend.

I Thought Facebook's WhatsApp Deal Was Crazy. Then I Did Some Math.

wsj.com — Not just crazy. Crazytown. Nearly $19 billion for a company that had $20 million in sales last year? Like nearly everyone, my initial reaction to Facebook's whopper of a WhatsApp deal was disbelief bordering on laughter. Then I turned my heart off and turned my spreadsheet on.

Banking in 2016: More Hassle, Less Pay and an Identity Crisis

wsj.com — The question is so simple it seems silly: What is a bank? Of course you know the answer. A bank pools savings and then allocates that capital. Simple, right? But that's just the start. In 2016, a big bank also doubles as an enterprise software company and a mobile-apps developer.

What Is a Bank? - WSJ.com

graphics.wsj.com — The question is so simple it seems silly: What is a bank? Of course you know the answer. A bank pools savings and then allocates that capital. Simple, right? But that's just the start. In 2016 a big bank also doubles as an enterprise software company and a mobile-apps developer.

Stripped: A Louisville Fan Confronts His Team’s Sex Scandal

wsj.com — In Louisville, springtime doesn't herald Easter. God must wait, because there are March Madness games to watch. So much so that one of my fondest memories is my third grade teacher stopping class, rolling in a TV on a giant cart, and watching the University of Louisville Cardinals compete in a conference tournament game.

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Investing in 2016: ‘The Only Winning Move Is Not to Play the Game’

wsj.com — The world's central banks can't save us anymore. That was the message from some of the world's most prominent investors at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Friday. Their mood here was irritated, bordering on affronted, with what they say has been central-bank intervention that has gone on too long.
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Aug 22, 2016

Unveiled for the first time: @kobebryant's venture capital portfolio. Some surprising names here.  http://on.wsj.com/2bx0eeF  @BryantStibel

Aug 22, 2016

New duo: Kobe Bryant partners with 5-foot-7 brain scientist-turned-entrepreneur to launch $100m venture capital fund  http://on.wsj.com/2bX6TBV 

Aug 18, 2016

Self-driving trucks at UBER? They already exist: 2650 horsepower, 25m lines of code, working 24 hours per day.  http://on.wsj.com/1JyzQvt 

Aug 17, 2016

These 17 words - from a powerful, humbled hedge fund manager - are the future of Wall Street  http://on.wsj.com/2bboNON  https://t.co/p5ASTC4xW9

Aug 12, 2016

90 million pounds of cheese! Farmers beg U.S. government for cheese bailout worth $150m.  http://on.wsj.com/2aI8tGf  https://t.co/QG95kfzV39

Aug 11, 2016

Today is the first day since Dec. 31, 1999 that the Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq indexes each closed at all-time highs.  http://Wsj.com/markets 

Aug 11, 2016

Arianna Huffington's final report card: Lots of traffic, lots of publicity, lots of revenue. No profit.  http://on.wsj.com/1FO6g0c 

Jul 28, 2016

Wall Street is vanishing: Banks shed 13m feet of real estate - 28% in all - since 2008.  http://on.wsj.com/2ak2rqZ  https://t.co/qDWOHKSHJe

Jul 26, 2016

The bizarre and cursed state of our financial world. Told in one simple chart.  http://on.wsj.com/2asWnkY  HT @jmackin2 https://t.co/AM422WMxpm

Jul 26, 2016

The math that will change our world: Self-driving cars should cut accidents 80% by 2040.  http://on.wsj.com/2ar4qgz  https://t.co/uK9VhmYEGZ


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