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Expertise in the Field

Starfire Sports' founder applied what he learned in the tech sector to a nonprofit venture

This story appears in the November 2009 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

When Seattle entrepreneur Christopher Slatt set out to create a place for underprivileged youth to play soccer, he approached the project with the same strategy and ideals he applies to for-profit ventures.

"I wanted to lift up everything I learned from the school of hard knocks and apply those skills to the nonprofit side," Slatt says.

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