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Bo Jackson, Entrepreneur

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Anyone who saw Bo Jackson play football or baseball knows that he was the greatest athlete of his generation and one of best of all-time. But few know that Jackson has evolved into an entrepreneur since retiring from professional sports in the 1995. He is an investor in a bank and [...]

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Bo Jackson was a force on the field as a two-sport star. Now he has made several savvy business moves and is excelling as an entrepreneur off the field.

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Sneaker Pawn: Teenage Entrepreneur Opens First Sport Shoe Pawn Shop

Sneaker Pawn: Teenage Entrepreneur Opens First Sport Shoe Pawn Shop SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/Oc61Hj A YOUNG entrepreneur is helping poor but sneaker-rich tee...
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This is a short clip about a teenager who turned his love of athletic shoes into a new pawn shop idea that focuses on shoes.

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Basketball Analytics Summit is first event of a new sports entrepreneurship ... - ExitEvent

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This article focuses on a professor from the University of North Carolina who pushes her students to become sports entrepreneurs, especially in the growing world of sports analytics.

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Startup League: How Professional Sports Prepared Me for ...

Startup League: How Professional Sports Prepared Me for ... | Sports Entrepreneurship-Bejcek 4412995 | Scoop.it
Here's what professional sports taught me about life and how the experience prepared me for entrepreneurship.
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This is a great article by Nick Arata, a former professional baseball player, about how the hard work and grind that is minor league baseball prepared him to be an entrepreneur.

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An Agent of Change - NYTimes.com

An Agent of Change - NYTimes.com | Sports Entrepreneurship-Bejcek 4412995 | Scoop.it
a must read. #grit and #entrepreneurship at its best:
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This is a great story about how a chance encounter, coupled with hard work and dedication can make someone more famous and wealthy than he could have imagined.

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Lacrosse Entrepreneur Seeks to Kick Start Video Game Industry - Huffington Post

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Lacrosse Entrepreneur Seeks to Kick Start Video Game Industry
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2013-11-13-LaxGame1.JPG Enter Carlo Sunseri, an entrepreneur armed with a sports management degree and a passion for lacrosse.

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This article discusses and entrepreneur that wants to capitalize on the existing video game market and the expanding lacrosse market.

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Why More Pro Athletes are Scoring Franchises After Sports Fame

Why More Pro Athletes are Scoring Franchises After Sports Fame | Sports Entrepreneurship-Bejcek 4412995 | Scoop.it

From the NBA to the NFL and NHL, star athletes are aiming to win big in business as they look to their financial futures following sports.


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This article focuses on athletes that are receiving good financial advice while their careers are going. This helps them to become successful entrepreneurs after their playing careers are over. This article focuses more on those buying already proven franchises.

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EduSports conferred the 'Best Start-up in Sports' award by FICCI at ...

EduSports conferred the 'Best Start-up in Sports' award by FICCI at ... | Sports Entrepreneurship-Bejcek 4412995 | Scoop.it
... E-Commerce · Event · Start-up-guide · TechAloo | College Start up | Entrepreneurship | Asian Startup news Uncategorized EduSports conferred the 'Best Start-up in Sports' award by FICCI at the India Sports Awards.
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This article focuses on a start-up in India that is dedicated to working with schools to make children more happy and healthy through physical education.

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One of the Top Young High School Entrepreneurs in America Is a ...

One of the Top Young High School Entrepreneurs in America Is a ... | Sports Entrepreneurship-Bejcek 4412995 | Scoop.it
His startup company, TheAudible.net, is a website designed to encourage high school sports fans to exchange and engage with one another, essentially turning the readers, viewers and users into participating sports ...
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Great article and interview here about a high school senior who, along with his brother, has created ten businesses and won many high school entrepreneurship awards. This is focused on his creation of a social networking site focused on young sports fans discussing high school sports.

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