Published On: Sat, Apr 25th, 2020

Extra Crunch Live: Join Mark Cuban for a Q&A on Apr 30 during 11am ET/8am PT

Billionaire. Entrepreneur. Investor. Shark.

Mark Cuban is one of tech’s best-known entrepreneurs, so we are amped to have him join us for an arriving Extra Crunch Live, a practical orator array that connects a brightest minds in tech directly with a Extra Crunch audience.

Starting out as a salesman for one of Dallas’s commencement PC program resellers, Cuban was dismissed after he abandoned his boss’ orders and asked another worker to cover for him while he picked adult a check for a $10,000 sale. He went on to emanate his possess program reseller/system integrator called MicroSolutions, that he sole in 1990 for $6 million to CompuServe, afterwards an HR Block subsidiary. That noted a commencement of a storied (and, during times, tumultuous) career as an businessman and investor.

Cuban went on to co-found Audionet (later renamed Broadcast.com), that he eventually sole to Yahoo! for $5.7 billion in 1999; that same year, he done story when he purchased a Gulfstream V for $40 million in a largest singular e-commerce transaction ever conducted.

The man’s mind is always 20 years in a future.

The Dallas Mavericks infancy owners and “Shark Tank” decider has invested in startups for dual decades. His portfolio includes Apptopia, The Zebra, Node, UBeam and many other startups; according to Crunchbase, Cuban has done some-more than 100 investments given 2004.

We’ll ask how he’s advising his portfolio companies in a midst of a predicament and will get his predictions on a mercantile opinion over a subsequent 12 to 24 months. We’re also meddlesome to hear how Cuban thinks record might or might not solve for a stream conditions around live sports, that have effectively been halted by a pandemic.

And if we have time, we’ll ask a bit about workers, estimable capitalism and his thoughts per a gig economy in these violent times. Given Cuban’s vehement vocalization style, we’re awaiting a vehement conversation, and as we’re snagging him in rare times, a discuss might assistance we know how during slightest one heading entrepreneur views a new world.

Hit a burst to supplement a call sum to your calendar around a AddEvent couple and entrance a Zoom information directly. We’ll take assembly questions toward a end, so import in. If we aren’t an Extra Crunch member yet, join here for only a few bucks to start.

Cuban joins a report packaged with all-stars, including Charles Hudson, Mitch and Freada Kapor, Hunter Walk, Roelof Botha and Kirsten Green. And if we missed it, check out a Extra Crunch Live part with Aileen Lee and Ted Wang.

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