From the football field to the board room, our guest is a former Super Bowl winning NFL player who now sits as a Managing Partner at Next Play Capital, a minority owned investment platform focused on investing in top-tier venture funds and venture backed companies with a focus on championing minority voices.
Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker, Ryan Nece, has a unique perspective towards identifying and fostering great founders and startups in the competitive VC marketplace. Ryan also shares some unique insight for founders and investors on how to find success.
- How Ryan’s history in the NFL has led to his success as a VC
- What makes a good investment and the importance of values
- The traits of a successful founder and some important questions to ask yourself
- His mission to get more minority voices heard by VCs