WellesleyWeston Magazine

SPRING 2016

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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behind Fantasy Sports 4Life, an entry into the popular and controversial realm of online sports gaming. The twist here is that fees are channeled to nonprofits and charities of the user's choice, and the goal was to spur more millennials to think philanthropically. One angle this startup is playing: Possibly joining forces with big players in the online gaming market to help them soften their images. "It was my idea to start reaching out to them and offer to be their charity arm in hopes of somewhat salvaging their reputa- tions," she says. That's the sort of impressive, fresh think- ing that young people tend to bring to the startup world. 77 s p r i n g 2 0 1 6 | W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e BOB BROWN is a Wellesley resident who in the past has written about drones, app makers, and baseball history for WellesleyWeston Magazine. left: Leonara Strobel Eckstein; right: Leonora Strobel Eckstein was on the Fantasy Sports 4 Life team as part of the Catapult incubation program

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