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Tuesday, September 22 • 3:05pm - 3:50pm
A New Wave of Venture Capital Investment in Sports Tech

Picking out the right investment from a sea of sports tech startups is a challenge. This panel of experienced investors will detail how the sports tech venture capital world has changed, and how competitive the field has become, both for companies and investors. The panel will analyze the recent trends in the marketplace and discuss their perspective on what they look for in an investment and where the biggest opportunities lie in the near future.


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Miles Clements

Miles Clements is a principal at Accel Partners. | | Miles joined Accel Partners in 2009 and focuses on investments in software, digital marketplace and consumer internet companies. Miles helped lead Accel's investments and ongoing work with Atlassian, the leader in software tools for streamlining product development; lynda.com, a provider of online videos and instructional training; WyzAnt, the largest online tutoring marketplace in the US; and... Read More →
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Tucker Kain

Tucker Kain is CFO of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Managing Director at Guggenheim Baseball Management. | | Tucker Kain was named CFO of the LA Dodgers and Managing Director of Guggenheim Baseball Management in 2012.  Mr. Kain led the diligence effort in acquiring the Los Angeles Dodgers, the largest team sports transaction in history.  Since the purchase, Mr. Kain has been a key member of the team to drive the revitalization of the Los... Read More →
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Alex Konrad

Alex Konrad covers ad tech, enterprise, venture capital and NY startups at Forbes.
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Erica Duignan Minnihan

Erica Duignan Minnihan is Head of Deal Flow at Onevest. | | Erica Duignan Minnihan has been an active investor and advisor to early stage technology companies for over 9 years. Prior to starting a career in Venture, Erica held various roles in investment banking for firms such as Citigroup, Credit Suisse and Cantor Fitzgerald. She began her career in Venture Capital as the original Executive Director of Golden Seeds, and helped grow that... Read More →
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Chris Russo

Chris Russo is a Managing Director at Houlihan Lokey. | | Chris Russo is a recognized industry leader and innovator in digital sports media. He has a proven track record of success in both corporate and start-up environments. As Senior VP and general manager of the NFL's new media division, Russo completed arrangements valued in excess of $1 billion. As Founder and CEO of Big Lead Sports (aka Fantasy Sports Ventures), he created the largest... Read More →


Tuesday September 22, 2015 3:05pm - 3:50pm
Main Room Bohemian National Hall