Following an NBA career that spanned 20 years and saw five championships, Kobe Bryant is trying his hand at being a venture capitalist. HousingWire staffer Ben Lane takes a look at Kobe Bryant and business partner Jeff Stibel's new $100 million venture capital fund, Bryant Stibel.

Among the list of 13 investments which have been made so far by Bryant and Stibel is HouseCanary, a provider of software and data analysis for the real estate industry. Kobe Bryant spoke on his on reasoning behind being a venture capitalist:

But if you really want to create something that last generations, you have to help inspire the next generation, and they create something great, and then that generation will inspire the one behind them, right? And that's when you create something forever. And that's what's most beautiful," he said.

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