For The Love Of The Game

Another Vasu Kulkarni Rant About Nuthin'



F*ck Failing Fast. How About We Try To Win Instead?

I recently watched a 15 minute video of Simon Sinek absolutely destroying millennials and it certainly hit home for me. Not necessarily because I’m a millennial (I think I missed that mark by a solid 14 years if we’re being… Continue Reading →

Sitting on Both Sides of The Table – A Year in Review

Pretty much exactly a year ago to the day, we officially launched Courtside Ventures, an early stage venture fund focussed on making investments in passionate entrepreneurs at the intersection of sports, media and technology. A lot of people raised their… Continue Reading →

Pick One Thing …. Make It Your Life

I write this as I fight back tears, reading a tweet that Andrew Smith has passed away. Yet another person snatched away too soon by cancer. I didn’t know Andrew. Never met the guy. He’s nobody to me. But I… Continue Reading →

What I Learned in 2015

By any account, 2015 was definitely one of the most interesting years of my life, though I think it’s been fair to say that every year since 1986 (the year I was born) has been at least marginally more exciting… Continue Reading →

What I Learned In Two Hours From Warren Buffet

My line of works allows me the luxury of constantly being in situations where I get to meet famous people, especially athletes. My Twitter feed and Facebook photos are proof enough of the absolutely ridiculous things I’ve gotten to do in… Continue Reading →

Why I Hire Athletes At My Startup

Enterprise Rent-A-Car is probably the company that comes to mind when you talk about hiring college athletes. They spend a good chunk of money running commercials during the NCAA Tournament, claiming to be one of the biggest recruiters of athletes…. Continue Reading →

Why Startups Are REALLY Hard.

The last year has brought to light an alarming number of suicides in the entrepreneurial community. While we may never know exactly what it was that drove these people to take their own lives, it’s not too hard for me… Continue Reading →

Why the Most Important Trait of an Entrepreneur is Having a Sense of Humor

I’ve written enough posts about why entrepreneurship is tough, and so has everyone else. From a roller coaster ride to severe depression and fear of failing, there are a million reasons why you shouldn’t try to build a huge company,… Continue Reading →

Thank You

Hey, if LeBron can say it, so can I. I’m just a kid from Bangalore, India – I definitely wasn’t supposed to be here. And so, as we get ready for yet another action packed season of sports this fall… Continue Reading →

Reflecting Back On a Quarter Century

I’m actually 27, so this post is probably 2 years over due. Or we can assume that since for the first 2 years of my life, all I did was eat, sleep, and shit (my mom says that’s pretty much… Continue Reading →

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