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The sports world is reeling from the tragic loss of NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven other people who perished over the weekend when a helicopter they were riding in crashed into a hillside in Calabasas, California. It doesn't matter if you are religious or an atheist, a basketball fan or are not into sports all—this unfortunate loss reverberates people from all walks of life. In the wake of it all, NBA 2K and its fans are doing their part to heal and honor the former Lakers superstar who elevated the sport of basketball and inspired a generation of players to pursue their dreams. It hurts to write about this. I've been a basketball fan probably since the... Read more...
Kobe Bryant is not just passionate about basketball, but also in media and technology. He recently announced that he was starting a $100 million media, technology, and data fund. He remarked, “This is one of my passions. We are one gear, 100 percent laser-focused, and here we go.” Bryant is partnering with Jeff Stibel, the vice chairman of Dun & Bradstreet, chairman of brain implant system BrainGate and former president of Web.com. He has been privately investing with Stibel for several years. The two met through a mutual friend. Bryant and Stibel have invested in fifteen companies since 2013. These companies include The Players' Tribune, Scopely, LegalZoom, Represent, Alibaba and VIPKid,... Read more...