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McLendon Foundation and underdog venture team announce partnership to impact the sports industry

The McLendon Foundation and underdog venture team announced a strategic partnership rooted in each organization's shared mission to expand opportunities for underrepresented communities in the sports industry. The focus of the partnership is to elevate the Foundation through expanded marketing and brand development, partnerships and strategic organizational enhancements to make a lasting impact. 


Athletes Unlimited launches Innovation Collective:

"Underdog is proud to be the connector of early-stage startups, technology and wellness companies to a league that is taking women’s professional sports to the next level,”      Nicole Jeter West-CEO


Apply Now - SBJ Rising Leaders Fund

The SBJ Rising Leaders Fund, jumpstarted by underdog venture team, allows young professionals in sports business to apply for complimentary SBJ subscriptions and event passes.


Star Power Fuels An Underdog Startup

Underdog Venture Team and its diverse group of leaders are changing the face of client services and venture capital


Mannix, Nugent create Underdog Venture Team to help build female and minority founded businesses

Seeking to increase diversity within the sports industry, two agency veterans are founding a hybrid enterprise that’s part VC fund and part marketing services shop with a “social impact mission,” focused on “equity and inclusion — of thought, gender and mission and over index(ing) our investments in female founders and founders of color.”

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