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Deepen Parikh of Courtside Ventures Talks About Their New $100M Fund - Startup of the Year Podcast


· SOTY Podcast

On this episode of the Startup of the Year Podcast, we hear from Deepen Parikh, who is one of the founding partners at Courtside Ventures ( Courtside Ventures is an early-stage VC fund, investing across sports, collectibles, wellness/fitness and gaming, and they just announced their new $100M Fund.  

We also again shine a spotlight on one of the startups from our community and that company is Wherewithal, who was a Top 5” Startup at the SOTY Summit in Memphis in 2019. They are now selling their bras at Nordstroms. Which is kind of a big deal. I believe they also got a patent for their innovations in undergarments. Learn more about them at: 

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Startup of the Year helps diverse, emerging startups, founding teams, and entrepreneurs push their company to the next level. We are a competition, a global community, and a resource.  

Startup of the Year is also a year-long program that searches the country for a geographically diverse set of startups from all backgrounds and pulls them together to compete for the title of Startup of the Year.  

The program includes a number of in-person and virtual events, including our annual South By Southwest startup pitch event and competition. All of which culminate at our annual Startup of the Year Summit, where the Startup of the Year winner is announced, along with an opportunity at a potential investment. 

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