The Next Play community consists of elite athletes, top-notch founders, and seasoned venture capitalists. That athletes are now able to leverage their personal brand to access top investments is a well known phenomenon. But every story is unique. Why do celebrities and pro athletes increasingly pop up on the cap tables of the latest hot startups, and do these influencers actually add value? Next Play Perspectives invites members of our community to tell their story of how they look at investing, startups, and the ever-evolving way that athletes, influencers, and venture capitalists leverage their personal strengths to succeed both as investors and as people.

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