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Why Thaddeus Young Is One The NBA’s Best Investors

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Thaddeus Young

We chat about getting allocation, founders stories, and Reform’s in-depth diligence process led by Thaddeus himself!

Episode Description

Thaddeus Young has carved out an incredible 17 year career being a reliable forward in the NBA. In 2018 Thaddeus leveraged his free time off the court to start Venture Capital firm Reform Ventures. Reform started in growth stage investing, and has since moved to a variety of stages. Reform has a portfolio that sports Billion Dollar companies Heliogen, AirBnb, Lime, DraftKings, and more. We chat about getting allocation, founders stories, and Reform’s in-depth diligence process led by Thaddeus himself!

Episode Breakdown

0:00 - Welcome Thad Young To Athletes & Assets!

1:30 - Georgia Tech Trivia

5:40 - Year 17 In The NBA

10:00 - Experience Playing On The Suns

14:20 - How Thad Still Keeps Playing In The League

16:45 - Comparing VC Wins With KD??

19:45 - Why VC?

22:30 - Current Stage Of Venture - Thad's Experience The Last Few Years

26:30 - Reform Ventures Insane Portfolio!

31:10 - Why Invest With Thaddeus?

36:00 - Early Stage Investing Process

45:00 - Size Of Fund, Partners

46:00 - Interacting With Founders

49:45 - Where Will Reform Ventures Be In 5 Years?

52:00 - Thanks For Watching! Like & Subscribe!

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