Next Play Capital Concludes 6th Annual Bridge Summit

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Next Play Capital, a diversified venture capital investment platform, hosted its annual Bridge Summit in San Francisco, California last week. Now in its sixth year, the Bridge Summit provides a forum for the community of elite athletes, entertainment industry leaders, corporate venture capital executives and thought leaders to engage with some of the world’s smartest investors, CEOs and founders.

Senior executives headlining this year’s sessions included patrick brownfounder and visionary director, Impossible Foods; Rachel Romer Carlsonco-founder and CEO, Guild Education; Chris PaulNBA All-Star, entrepreneur and philanthropist; Matthew Pohlson, co-founder and CEO, Omaze; Vice President of Bravado Network Operations Amy Young;​​Hratch AchadjianBusiness Development Manager, Google Quantum AI; Charles HudsonManaging Partner, Precursor Ventures; Michael Sebel, Managing Director and Group Partner, Y Combinator; and Magnify Ventures Co-Founder and Managing Partner Julie Wroblewski.

“We are incredibly fortunate to sit at the intersection of some of the most exceptional people leading their industries,” said the managing partner of Next Play Capital. Ryan Nece. “We are truly grateful to bring our network of VCs and Founders together as we have for the past six years, and couldn’t be happier to wrap up another successful summit.”

This year’s event was presented by JP Morganwith platinum sponsor Pitch book. Additional sponsors included Frank Rimerman + Co. LLP, First Republic, Aduro Advisors, Anduin, Brexitand Morrison Foerster.

To view highlights from Next Play Capital’s Bridge Summit 2022, click here.

About Next Play Capital

Next Play Capital is a minority-owned venture capital investment platform focused on investing in leading funds and venture capital-backed companies in the consumer, fintech and consumer verticals. IT/SaaS. With $450 million in assets under management, its unique community of professional athletes, general practitioners, entrepreneurs, CEOs and investors provides a powerful ecosystem for accessing funds and businesses typically inaccessible to the most investors. Next Play Capital was founded in 2014 by former NFL athletes and seasoned tech investors. Visit for more information.

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