Our Team


Our Founders



Boston VC Sports was founded in 2018 by Jeff Volk and Deepen Parikh with a vision of bringing together Boston’s greatest thought leaders in the sports and tech industries.


Jeff Volk

Biz dev & strategy exec, @deltatre, entrepreneur,  innovator, investor,  adventurer, advisor, and Boston sports fan

Deepen Parikh

Entrepreneur, incubator @CourtsideVC,  @nextgenangels, die hard Ravens fan

Josef Volman

Partner and Co-Chair of Business Law at Burns & Levinson LLP in Boston representing sports tech, sports apparel companies, teams, leagues and investors.

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 Terry Lyons

Global sports industry exec and entrepreneur; Former NBA International Communications guru; @terrylyons @DigSportsDesk

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Angela Ruggiero

4-Time Olympian, gold medalist, Hockey Hall of Famer (just the 4th woman); Former IOC Exec Board, LA2028 Chief Strategy Officer; CEO and Co-Founder of Sports Innovation Lab


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Tracy Deforge

Entrepreneur, investor, strategic advisor, and adjunct professor. Founder of @theplayersimpact

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Craig Duncan

Sales & strategic alliances exec, @venuetize, Moneyball disciple, mobile-tech entrepreneur, girls youth sports coach, fell in love w/ golf four years ago (please help!)

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Ezra Kucharz

@DraftKings, Chief Business Officer | Tech + Media Leader | Entrepreneur | Operator | Advisor | Former @CBS @NBCUniversal @NASA and  @USARMY


David Poltack

Venture Capital, CFO at Causeway Media Partners, CPA, wannabe scratch golfer, Boston sports fan.



Mike Zarren

Assistant GM & Team Counsel for @Celtics

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