Today, Dun & Bradstreet Vice-Chairman Jeff Stibel and Five-Time NBA Champ Kobe Bryant unveiled their eponymously named fund, Bryant Stibel. Our founder & CEO Howard Brown was on hand as the fund rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange. Our team is incredibly proud to be counted among the fund’s portfolio companies, which also include Alibaba, LegalZoom, Datanyze, Scopely and others. Jeff and Kobe both showcase an incredibly strong work ethic, intellect and creativity.
In a CNBC interview, Kobe said, “There’s no greater feeling than actually helping entrepreneurs be successful, and helping their dreams come true.”
That’s exactly the way we feel about empowering sales teams. This is a truly transformative time for our customers. Howard said it best: “RingDNA customers are seeing such exponential growth in productivity and revenue that we asked them to go back and check their metrics. We’re even embarrassed to put it into print.”
In the interview, Jeff explained that the fund is primarily focused on the convergence of technology, media and data. “We are really looking not just to go for evolutionary shifts, but revolutions, and we are seeing a revolution right now in those spaces that collide together.”
Find more coverage of the event in the following outlets:
General news about the fund: Wall Street Journal
Kobe discusses his goals: CNBC
William Tyree is the Chief Marketing Officer of ringDNA, where he works collaboratively with the team to drive breakthrough growth while creating an iconic brand that inspires companies to improve sales experiences. Previously, he was CMO at FaceFirst and VP of Marketing at DemandResults. His thought leadership has appeared in Forbes, Entrepreneur, the Atlantic and elsewhere.