Thaddeus Young is a 13 year NBA veteran currently with the Chicago Bulls. He has played for 5 teams: Philadelphia 76ers, Minnesota Timberwolves, Brooklyn Nets, Indiana Pacers, and now the Chicago Bulls. He has a passion for philanthropy, business, real estate, and technology. His Young for Youth Foundation has helped over 100 student athletes receive scholarships through his travel basketball and leadership programs. He began investing in technology in 2015 and started his own venture capital firm, Reform Ventures, that invests in start-up companies ranging from early to late stage.
He attended Georgia Institute of Technology where he studied business for one year before becoming the 12th overall pick of the 2007 NBA Draft. While playing, he has managed to earn his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and a Master’s in Organizational Leadership online from Union Institute & University.
Thad is a serial entrepreneur in business and investing. His portfolio includes over 40 companies, in several different sectors within the tech and start up space. His portfolio is very diverse with investments in real estate and in highly coveted start-up companies like: Airbnb, Lyft, Pinterest, Flexport, Epic Games, Turo, Carbon 3D,Tonal, Lime, and Draft Kings.