Hitting the Next Home Run: Investing in Sports

Hitting the Next Home Run: Investing in Sports


Dawn Aponte

RSE Ventures

Akshay Khanna

Philadelphia 76ers

Deepen Parikh

Courtside Ventures

Brano Perkovich

San Francisco 49ers

With an ever-increasing number of entrepreneurs and start-ups disrupting and enhancing the sports and entertainment experiences, investors are starting to look harder at new technologies beyond traditional sports properties. How do recent investments made in technologies like daily fantasy, esports, drone racing, virtual reality, and fan experience tech project what the future holds for newcomers in the sports investing space? With panelists representing sports teams, agencies, and investment firms, we will provide a holistic perspective from the various players in sports investing. What’s the next big thing to shake up the world of sports?

Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Track: Sports
Level: Intermediate