Startup founders are laborious-pressed to search out the merely customers — now not ultimate to fund their firms but to attend their firms grow. For the time being, customers signify a fluctuate of backgrounds and industries — primitive project capital, Hollywood even the NBA.
When Golden Advise Warriors level guard and two-time MVP Stephen Curry isn’t taking part in basketball, he’s working with his change associate and broken-down faculty basketball teammate Bryant Barr. Collectively, Barr and Curry bustle SC30 Inc, which manages Curry’s funding, media, philanthropy and sign partnership pursuits.
SC30 Inc.’s third funding came in December 2018, when the fund participated in hotel-booking platform SnapTravel’s $21.2 million Series A spherical.
Curry’s foray into the tech ecosystem started when he co-founded marketing automation platform Slyce. Since then, Stephen has taken a more structured formula to investing through SC30 Inc., where the portfolio has grown to eight investments in firms similar to TSM and Palm.
It’s charge noting Curry is now not the particular baller in the tech funding sport. There are his broken-down teammates Andre Igoudala, an investor in Lime and board member of Jumia, and Kevin Durant, an investor in a sequence of startups through his fund Thirty Five Ventures.
At Disrupt SF 2019, listen because the three-time NBA champion Stephen Curry and SC30 Inc. President Bryant Barr focus on SC30 Inc. Investments, that includes SnapTravel CEO Hussein Fazal as he shares how he obvious SC30 Inc. would hang a correct strategic investor. We’ll also talk over with Curry about his general funding approach and general ambitions in tech.
Disrupt SF runs October 2 – 4 at the Moscone Heart in the coronary heart of San Francisco. Passes are on hand right here.