Mark Cuban: If I were to start a business right now, this is what I would do

Published by Chris Lindauer on

Mark Cuban became a billionaire just before the dot-com bubble burst.

In 1995, Cuban and a friend, Todd Wagner, started an internet radio platform called Four years later, was acquired by Yahoo for $5.7 billion in stock, making Cuban a very wealthy man.

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Discussion Questions:

  1. What is entrepreneurship?
  2. Who is Mark Cuban?
  3. Why might Mark Cuban know something about starting a business?
  4. According to this story, what would Mark Cuban offer as advice to an aspiring entrpreneur?
  5. What type of business might you be able to start with this advice?
  6. Do you think that type of business could be risky? Why or why not?

Chris Lindauer

After working for nearly a decade in professional sports, Chris Lindauer, formed Sports Career Consulting to provide unique sports business education opportunities in and out of the classroom. In the eighteen years (and counting) that followed, Chris has inspired thousands of students to pursue their passions and explore the career of their dreams. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife, two teenage daughters and their dog.