The Tennessee Titans take on the Dallas Cowboys Monday night in NFL Week 9. Off the field, football stars team to build companies.. Off the field, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady recently teamed with former Giants defensive end Michael Strahan, who is the co-host of ABC’s Good Morning America, to launch a sports media startup called Religion of Sports Media, which has raised $3 million in venture capital funding from CourtsideVC and Advancit Capital. Many NFL players invest in companies. Muhsin Muhammad, who played wide receiver for the Carolina Panthers and the Chicago Bears, is a managing director of private equity firm Axum Capital Partners. Steve Young, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, is a co-founder of private equity firm HGGC. As Week 6 continues, Mergers & Acquisitions takes a look at star players who invest in companies through private equity, venture capital and other investment vehicles.
Five-time Super Bowl winning New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has partnered with former New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan have recently launched a sports media startup called Religion of Sports Media. Their partner is Gotham Chopra, a director and producer and the son of Deepak Chopra. They are executive producers of a documentary series called “Religion of Sports,” which explores the significance of sports around the world.