Kobe Bryant Joins the Athlete-Entrepreneur Hall of Fame

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Steve Nash, Los Angeles Lakers

In 2010, Nash, the famed point guard, started a hybrid marketing and investment company called Consigliere, with Mike Duda, an advertising executive. Their firm offers fee-based marketing consulting services and seed capital to startups. The duo said raised about $20 million to invest up to $250,000 in consumer products companies.