Andre Iguodala and his business partner, Rudy Cline-Thomas are gracing the cover of Bloomsberg Businessweek's latest issue for their burgeoning success within the tech industry. The Ira Boudway written article retraces the early beginnings of the duo's relationship during Iguodala's time in Philadelphia right through to the important role that they play in changing the stereotypes associated with professional athletes. Read an excerpt from the cover story below:
"Since joining the Warriors in 2013, Iguodala, 33, has quickly become part of the vanguard of NBA players and other athletes making financial forays into Silicon Valley. He and his business partner, Rudy Cline-Thomas, own stakes ranging from $25,000 to $150,000 in about 25 startups, including the health and beauty brand Walker & Co.; mattress online retailer Casper; personal-finance app NerdWallet; Derek Jeter’s digital publishing company, the Players’ Tribune; and Mayvenn, the hair extensions supplier they met at Andreessen. (Bloomberg LP, which owns Bloomberg Businessweek, is an investor in Andreessen Horowitz.)"
See the full story online at Bloomberg.