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Angel | hosted by Jason Calacanis


Feb 18, 2021

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Show notes:

1:04 Jason intros Mark Cuban & they discuss the circumstances of their first meeting, Mark's dot-com bubble hedge, resurgence of retail investors

9:30 Mark's prescient bets, origin of Blog Maverick

12:20 Odoo - Get your first app free & $1000 off your first implementation pack at https://odoo.com/twist

13:39 Understanding naked shorts, how shorts could be a companies best friend

17:15 Story behind Mark venturing into the movie business, producing the Enron documentary with a day-and-date release, thoughts on MoviePass & vertical integration in the film industry, risks of investing in AI

25:14 OurCrowd - Sign up for a free account at https://www.ourcrowd.com/twist

26:46 How AI is starting to impact the NBA, what's changed over the past 20 years since Mark bought the Dallas Mavericks

33:40 NBA getting into wagering

36:23 LinkedIn Jobs - Post your first job free at https://www.linkedin.com/angel

37:55 Mark's relationship with the NBA, player-fan interaction, Porzingis trade & pairing him with Luka

44:59 Mark's original consulting business, diversity in tech, investing in Arlan

48:33 How Mark reviews cold emails, how crypto plays into the future of the NBA: smart contracts, digital assets, non-fungible tokens

57:32 How DeFi can change finance forever, Knicks talk, vaccine optimism