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How digital is disrupting the sports media industry

November 30, 2015

The NBA has seen its popularity skyrocket both in the U.S. and overseas, with league revenue rising in tandem. In October 2014, the league signed a nine-year, $24 billion media deal with The Walt Disney Company – which owns the ESPN networks – and Turner Broadcasting. The deal runs from the 2016-17 season through the 2024-25 season and grants both TV broadcasting privileges and the rights to digital content.

SG BOISE: College Entrepreneurs, Andreessen Horowitz is Watching

October 29, 2015

Life as a college student is unlike anything else: one day you may feel like you’re vacationing at an all-inclusive resort, while the next day may be a whirlwind of stress and chaos caused by a perfect storm of schoolwork, homesickness, relationship drama, and anxiety about the future.

Despite the obligations and pressures that college students face, there is no better time to embrace – or at least explore – entrepreneurship than your years on a college campus, and that argument boils down to three primary reasons, described by Scott Kupor, COO of Andreessen Horowitz, at the latest Boise Startup Grind. Watch the full video here, and keep reading for his best tips.

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