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ISSUE – Oct. 19 | Meet the Venture Capitalist Getting Professional Athletes Into Startup Investing

Jeff Jordan, a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, specializes in marketplace businesses and has a strong thesis about the importance of network effects. He led investments in Airbnb, Instacart, Pinterest, and LimeBike. Before professionally investing, Jordan served as the CEO of OpenTable and president of PayPal.

In the Valley, Jordan is also known for mentoring investors with non-tech backgrounds. One examples is Golden State Warriors player Andre Iguodala, who credits Jordan for helping him learn about startup investing. [ Fortune ]

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