June 18, 2015

    Ex-Yankee Captain Derek Jeter Investing in Anti-Bullying App

    Former Yankees’ shortstop Derek Jeter has kept plenty busy since he finished his 20-year career in the Bronx last September.

    He founded The Players’ Tribune (which just rounded up $9.5 million in funding), hung with Hideki Matsui in Japan, and found himself at the Cricket World Cup in Australia a few months back.

    And not to mention his imprint in the publishing world—Jeter Publishing, part of Simon & Schuster that publishes non fiction for adults and kids.

    Now, he’s got a new project: with his youth charity, Turn 2 Foundation, Jeter’s partnering with a startup tech company called StopIt, focusing on anti-bullying for kids.

    (Jeter also personally invested in the startup.)

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