Andre IguodalaInvestor, Catalyst Fund
Andre is a 15-year veteran of the NBA and a three-time NBA Champion. He has served on the National Basketball Players Association executive committee since 2015, and currently acts as its First Vice President.
Andre has also found success in the business world, investing in 50+ companies through his firm F9 Strategies including Zoom, Robinhood, Datadog, HIMS, Cloudflare, PagerDuty and Allbirds. Andre is an investor and a member of the Board of Directors for Jumia Technologies (NYSE: JMIA), a leading e-commerce platform widely considered the “Amazon of Africa.” He also serves as a Board Advisor at enterprise software company Zuora.
He is currently a Venture Partner at the Catalyst Fund, the venture capital affiliate of Comcast Corporation, which supports startups with founders from diverse backgrounds. He focuses on investments in companies founded by African American, Latinx and female entrepreneurs.
In 2017 Andre partnered with Bloomberg on the creation of The Players Technology Summit. The annual summit convenes top executives and leaders in the technology, venture capital and sports communities to exchange ideas and share expertise in an educational and empowering forum.
Andre’s memoir, “The Sixth Man,” debuted on the New York Times Best Sellers Nonfiction list.