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DANNY KARBASSIYOON

Business • Startup Specialist
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Danny is former professional footballer and scout turned entrepreneur. After stints at Arsenal, Ipswich, and Burnley, he was forced to retire due to knee injuries. He spent some time scouting for Arsenal before moving into the startup world. Since then, he’s cofounded several companies and been involved in fund-raising, product roadmapping and development, management and more. He currently leads Growth for his current startup, Stacks, and consults Arsenal FC in their football related technology efforts.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Signed for Arsenal at 18, became first American to score for them
Experience with two tech accelerators (Venture Hive in Miami and Momentum in San Francisco)
Raised VC lead round to build mobile football game which featured in both iOS and Play store during 2018 World Cup
Published book with foreword by Arsene Wenger highlighting the journey and dreams of a professional footballer

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