Partially owned by sports-tech entertainment company DraftKings, DRIVE received funding from General Catalyst, Accomplice and Boston Seed. DRIVE encompasses two complementary entities, DRIVE Venture Studio and DRIVE Athlete Network. DRIVE Venture Studio invests in early stage companies whose technologies will define the future of how we play, consume and experience sports and entertainment. DRIVE Athlete Network aims to give athletes the tools and training necessary to become successful entrepreneurs and investors.
Access to an investor network that will open up the right doors, not just traditional capital.
Leverage world-class talent within DraftKings with subject matter expertise across a variety of areas and functions.
Ability to leverage professional athletes in the DRIVE Network as advisors, mentors, evangelists or investors.
Invaluable access to team owners, leagues and business leaders for counsel and connections to help drive your business forward.
Designed to support your startup’s specific needs and milestones over a 12-month period.
Rolling admissions process to enter when it’s right for your team.
Athletes today want to learn how to be investors and are actively looking for opportunities to intern during the off-season.
Athletes today want to learn how to start and grow businesses so our EIR program is designed to expose athletes to the business acceleration resources they desire.
Top Venture Capital investors recognize the value in helping athletes partner with startups, we facilitate this access.
All Athlete Network members get exclusive access to curriculum, content and step-by-step private equity and venture capital investment curriculum.
Wherever our athletes live and work we are hosting masterclasses with top VC investors, team owners, athletes and CEOs.
It's never too early or too late to start planning for career transitioning, board seats, investing & life after the game. We have hundreds of coaches available to assist.