Halftime Snacks

Adam Bates: VC Investments in SuRo Capital Sports

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Adam Bates began his career as an investment banker, then worked for +3 years as the Director of International Strategy for Topgolf Entertainment, where he led all investments and strategic operations for Topgolf’s international business units.

Today, Adam leads the investments in sports & entertainment for SuRo Capital Sports. SuRo Capital is a venture capital fund that seeks capital gains from private equity investments.

SuRo has an investment philosophy based on promising high-growth, venture-backed investments across different industries – including sports & entertainment.

In this episode, you’ll learn more about Adam's story, his experiences at SuRo, and how he finds great investments and entrepreneurs in sports. We also discussed how inflation, rising interest rates, and disrupted supply chains influence the VC business & Adam's work at SuRo.

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