Former All-Big Ten Wisconsin Badgers kicker launches ‘LinkedIn for athletes’

Rich Thompson’s vision for his new technology platform, Podium X, is for current and recent former student athletes to have a “podium” that gives them the confidence and connections Thompson himself didn’t have coming out of college.

It’s like LinkedIn, Thompson says, except Podium X emphasizes the athletic résumé and soft skills honed by high-level athletic participation.

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