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Kobe Bryant had a second act as an investor after retiring as a basketball legend

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Kobe Bryant started Bryant Stibel, a $100 million venture-capital fund in 2016 after retiring from the Los Angeles Lakers.
He and partner Jeff Stibel invested in technology, media, and data companies, The Wall Street Journal reported .
Bryant said in a 2016 interview with CNBC that he hoped to be remembered more for investing than for basketball in 20 years.
Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash Sunday. His 13-year-old daughter Gianna "Gigi" Bryant and seven other people were also killed in the crash .
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Kobe Bryant left a business legacy of millions in startup investments. From Alibaba to Juicero to the maker of Fortnite, these are the companies that the NBA legend funded

Kobe Bryant left a business legacy of millions in startup investments. From Alibaba to Juicero to the maker of Fortnite, these are the companies that the NBA legend funded

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash on Sunday. In addition to his basketball legacy, Bryant left behind a portfolio of startup investments that spanned media, enterprise tech, and legal services.
After Bryant retired from the NBA, he became a full-time investor with a $100 million venture fund that he cofounded called Bryant Stibel.
His investments included Alibaba, National Vision, LegalZoom, and Epic Games, the maker of Fortnite.
The portfolio had some losses, as well, including failed juicer Juicero and a sports media site, The Players' Tribune, that sold in a fire sale.
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