76ers lab chooses a fantasy sport site as first startup

Shelby TaussigUncategorized

By Jonathan Takiff

October 24, 2016


While the Sixers Innovation Lab wasn’t supposed to be up and running at the Philadelphia 76ers Training Complex in Camden until March, the lab’s newly named managing director Seth Berger has already spotted a new venture he couldn’t resist helping.

“One of the young men behind it — Dylan Elder, a Georgetown University student taking time off from school — had no clue I would become the MD [managing director] here when he sent it in,” Berger mused. “And honestly, for what it is — a daily fantasy sports (DFS) lineup recommender — I thought the name was awful. But the project itself, already up and running with terrific results, is amazing.”

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