Kobe Bryant Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Inactive

  • Investments
  • 2

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 1

Exits

Kobe Bryant General Information

Description

Mr. Kobe Bryant was a Co-Founding Partner and served as Partner at Bryant Stibel. He was a five-time National Basketball Association champion with the Los Angeles Lakers. He served as Chief Executive Officer at Kobe Inc. He was a two-time Olympic gold medalist, a NBA Most Valuable Player, a two-time NBA Finals MVP, a 15-time All-NBA player, an 18-time NBA All-Star. Since 2003, he partnered with Nike, playing a leadership role designing his footwear and leading storytelling related to Kobe Bryant product lines. In 2006, he launched the Kobe and Vanessa he Family Foundation to give young people access to sports, mentorship and economic empowerment. In 2009, he partnered with the Soong Ching Ling Foundation to create the Kobe China Fund, dedicated to the welfare and education of youth in China. Historically he has invested in entrepreneurial companies that share in his vision to build athletic excellence. In 2013, he formed Kobe Inc., a multimedia content creation company focused on helping athletes learn the process of excellence and maximizing potential. Its first project through its Kobe Studios division, he created and executive produced the documentary, Kobe Bryant's Muse, which debuted in February 2015. He co-founded Art of Sport.

Business Details

Investor Status
Out of Business
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)

Kobe Bryant Investments (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
HouseCanary 07-Apr-2017 Early Stage VC 0000 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 000000
The Players' Tribune 27-Oct-2015 00000 00000 0000 Publishing Generating Revenue 0000 000000

Kobe Bryant Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
The Players' Tribune 21-Nov-2019 000000000000000000

Kobe Bryant Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

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Kobe Bryant Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Kobe Bryant Angel Investor 0 0

Kobe Bryant FAQs

  • Who is Kobe Bryant?

    Kobe Bryant is an angel Investor who has made 2 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Kobe Bryant?

    Kobe Bryant is an angel investor.

  • What does Kobe Bryant do?

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

  • What has Kobe Bryant invested in?

    Kobe Bryant has made numerous investments in companies like HouseCanary and The Players' Tribune within the Real Estate Services (B2C) and Publishing industries.

  • What has Kobe Bryant invested in recently?

    Kobe Bryant's latest investment was on 07-Apr-2017 in HouseCanary, a company within the Real Estate Services (B2C) industry.

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