Jordan Fliegel

Entrepreneur Angel Investor in Chelsea, New York

Jordan Fliegel

Entrepreneur Angel Investor in Chelsea, New York

I'm an entrepreneur focused on the sports industry. Currently, co-CEO @ DRAFT, a disruptive real money fantasy sports company which we sold for $48M in 2017 to Paddy Power Betfair, the $9B publicly traded leader in online gaming.

Before DRAFT, I was Founder & CEO @ CoachUp, America's leading sports coaching company, connecting athletes with our 20,000+ coaches to help them reach the next level in sports and life. CoachUp raised $15 million in venture funding, partnered with 2X NBA MVP Stephen Curry, won numerous awards and major press.

Community involvement: Chairman @ Athletes of Valor, a venture-backed social impact for-profit platform that helps veterans transition from service to career by providing opportunities to play sports in college. Early-stage investor in 40+ startups; advisor to 5 venture-backed startups; mentor at Techstars Boston. Lecture on entrepreneurship, venture capital, and leadership at business schools including Harvard, MIT & Babson.

Author of Coaching Up! (WILEY: available here: http://bit.ly/27b35jk) in 2016. Named Inc. "30 Under 30" in 2015, Boston Business Journal "40 under 40" in 2014, and finalist for Ernst & Young’s "New England Entrepreneur of the Year" in 2015.

In another life, played 2 years of professional basketball in the Middle East & Europe. BA @ Bowdoin College (double major in Government and Philosophy), MBA @ Tel Aviv University.

Learn more/contact me via my website: JordanFliegel.com

  • #sportsandcoaching
  • #startups
  • #entrepreneurship
  • #investing
  • #venturecapital
  • Work
    • DRAFT (PlayDraft.com)
  • Education
    • Bowdoin College
    • Tel Aviv University