LeBron James Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 11

  • Portfolio
  • 7

  • Exits
  • 2

Exits

LeBron James General Information

Description

Mr. LeBron James is a Co-Founder, Co-Owner and serves as Chairman at The SpringHill Company. He is a Co-Founder and Co-Owner of LRMR Innovative Marketing & Branding. He is a Co-Founder of Ladder (Food Products). He is a Co-Founder & serves as Chairman at SpringHill Co. He is a Co-Founder of Uninterrupted and Ladder. He also co-founded SheetsBrand. He is widely considered one of the greatest athletes of his generation and regarded by some as the best basketball player of all time. Revered by fans around the globe, Jame's accomplishments on the court include four NBA Most Valuable Players Awards, three NBA Championships and three NBA Finals MVP Awards, two Olympic gold medals and an NBA scoring title. He is the all-time NBA playoffs scoring leader and has amassed fourteen NBA All-Star game appearances, twelve All-NBA First Team selections and five All-Defensive First Team honors. He played high school basketball for St. Vincent and St. Mary High School in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, before joining the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2003 as the first overall draft pick. As a member of the Miami Heat, he won his first NBA championship in 2012 and followed that with another title a year later. In 2014, he re-signed with the Cavaliers and, in 2016, led the franchise to its first NBA championship. In 2018, he signed with the Los Angeles Lakers. Throughout his career, he has made charitable efforts a priority, namely through the LeBron James Family Foundation. Founded by him in 2004, the program supports more than 1,300 at-risk students with the resources, mentors and interventions they need to be successful. All of the Foundation's principles are rolled into the I PROMISE School, an Akron Public School that provides complete wraparound supports for its students and their families. Jame's diverse business portfolio of innovative endorsements and investments has established him as one of the most influential figures in all sports. In 2014, Forbes ranked him as the top athlete on their list of the world's most powerful celebrities for his influence beyond the sports landscape. He has also appeared on TIME's annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, Bloomberg BusinessWeeks 100 Most Influential People in Sports and the Sports Business Journal's 50 Most Influential People in Sports Business. Also adding to his off-the-court portfolio is Jame's increasing influence in the entertainment industry, namely through his own SpringHill Entertainment. Named after the public housing complex where he grew up in Akron, SpringHill Entertainment develops content across a variety of platforms including digital, documentary and feature films and scripted and unscripted TV.

Business Details

Year Founded
1984
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 1575 North Gower Street
  • Suite 150
  • Los Angeles, CA 90028
  • United States

LeBron James Investments (11)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
StatusPro 05-Feb-2024 Early Stage VC 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Neutral 31-Aug-2022 00000 00000 0000 Food Products Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Kittch 10-Nov-2021 0000 00000 000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000
StatusPro 12-Aug-2021 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000
NTWRK 25-Sep-2019 00000 00000 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000 00000
NTWRK 11-Oct-2018 0000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Mars Reel 21-Aug-2018 0000 00000 00.000 Publishing Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Hooked 02-May-2017 00000 00000 000.00 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Blaze Pizza 01-Jan-2012 Angel (individual) Restaurants and Bars Profitable 000000 00000
WePlay (United States) 05-Aug-2008 Early Stage VC 00.00 Social Content Generating Revenue 000000 00000

LeBron James Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Beats Electronics 31-Jul-2014 Merger/Acquisition 00.00
WePlay (United States) 21-May-2013 000000000000000000

LeBron James Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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LeBron James Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
LeBron James Angel Investor 00 0 Los Angeles, CA

LeBron James Co-Investors (57)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Maverick Carter 3 0 Series chart Industry bar
Greycroft 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
KB Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
KarpReilly 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Kirin Holdings Company 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

LeBron James FAQs

  • Who is LeBron James?

    LeBron James is an angel Investor who has made 11 investments.

  • What kind of investor is LeBron James?

    LeBron James is an angel investor.

  • What does LeBron James do?

    As an angel investor, LeBron James invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has LeBron James invested in?

    LeBron James has made numerous investments in companies like StatusPro, Neutral, and Kittch within the Business/Productivity Software, Food Products, and Social/Platform Software industries.

  • What has LeBron James invested in recently?

    LeBron James's latest investment was on 05-Feb-2024 in StatusPro, a company within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

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