Comcast Ventures, the venture capital affiliate of Comcast Corporation, has announced Andre Iguodala has joined its Catalyst Fund as a Venture Partner, the company said.
Iguodala is a three-time NBA Champion and First Vice President of the National Basketball Players Association. He is a New York Times best-selling author of “The Sixth Man” and also a successful entrepreneur and startup investor, funding over 40 companies including Zoom, Datadog, PagerDuty, and Allbirds.
As an investor and a member of the board of directors for Jumia Technologies, Iguodala helped the company grow and go public in April 2019 with a billion-dollar IPO. He also serves as a Board Advisor at enterprise software company Zuora.
Launched in 2011, the Catalyst Fund has supported more than 70 startups with founders from diverse backgrounds through direct investments, and in partnership with accelerator programs.
The Catalyst Fund portfolio represents companies from many industries and across multiple sectors including gaming, DTC products, fintech, and enterprise applications.
For a list of portfolio companies visit: https://cvcatalyst.com/
Comcast Ventures (www.comcastventures.com) is the venture capital affiliate of Comcast Corporation.
Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company with three primary businesses: Comcast Cable, NBCUniversal, and Sky. Visit www.comcastcorporation.com for more information.