There’s no shortage of industry conferences these days devoted to the interlocking arenas of entertainment and technology. But earlier this week, there was one such gathering that was unusual—an event conceived and led by the entertainers themselves.
The first Player’s Technology Summit, organized by Golden State Warriors stars Steph Curry and Andre Iguodala, was held on Monday night and Tuesday at Bloomberg Technology’s office in San Francisco. Its mission was to empower athletes to do something that both Curry and Iguodala have already started doing: to think early and intelligently about their off-the-court careers. Iguodala has invested in the fitness startup Chorus as well as the sleep-tracking company Hello. Curry is the co-founder of a social media startup called Slyce.
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