Nothing ventured, nothing gained: 8 athletes playing the VC game
March 22, 2016
The fitness requirements may differ, but plenty of similarities exist between professional athletes and successful venture capitalists. The long hours of travel, the fiery competition, the need to be a team player, the ability to focus and perform in high-stress situations—the list goes on.
Perhaps that's why so many athletes have headed for Silicon Valley when their playing days are done. To read about some of the most prominent converts, including one of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history and a two-time NBA MVP, click here.