The world of investments is an interesting and happening place. In recent years the boom of startups in the tech sector has witnessed an unprecedented growth where investors come from all walks of life and not just other businesses. In a similar situation, a world-renowned basketball player has invested in an Education Facilitator Company that acts as a bridge between the Educators and the Education seekers. It also has a technology company angle and that makes it even more interesting.
Stephen Curry has joined hands with SC 30 Incorporations President Bryant Barr to invest in Guild Education. The company helps the Fortune 1000 companies to offer their employees debt-free education. Guild Education has a wide network of NGOs and private colleges to offer such a wide variety of degrees at such low cost.
NBA is the most popular basketball league in the world and is also one of the most popular sports league too. It has given the world, sports icons and all-time greats such as Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Stephen Curry. It is a sport that resonates with the American dream and it is also a huge business in the country. The best part is that it has started to gain much popularity in other parts of the world too especially in the growing markets of the game such as in India.
India, a relatively newer entrant in the basketball arena is certainly a huge market considering the population size and the immense amount of talent this billion-plus population possess. Keeping this in mind, the American league NBA’s management deemed it fit to hold its first-ever match in India. This not only helped the Indian fans to enjoy a live NBA match in the stadium without even leaving the country, but it also opened the gates for businesses of both the countries to explore each other’s markets connected to the game.
Stephen Curry is a widely recognized name in American society at the moment and his involvement in the company is already a huge boost in itself. Moreover, he has invested in the company that is an added benefit for the company. However, this means that Stephen sees a bright future for the company, thus he invested in the first place.
According to the TechCrunch report, 64 million Americans are there without a college degree. In fact, Stephen Curry is a dropout as he couldn’t complete his degree before getting drafted in for the NBA in 2009. A[part from being a pure investment, investment in the Guild Education also offer him to be able to see others complete their dreams that he couldn’t. Although Stephen couldn’t complete his education through the help of Guild Education, he is determined to complete his degree of Sociology from Davidson College that he was pursuing before his NBA career commenced.