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John Kosner on creating a new path in sports-related investing

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview John Kosner, president of Kosner Media, a New York-based digital media and sports consultancy. A four-decade veteran of sports media and technology, Kosner has been highly active investor and advisor with sports-related startups. Eric and Chris also discuss multiple developments surrounding the start of the National Football League’s 2021 regular season, including expected record levels of betting in the United States, robust television ad sales, a 10-year partnership between for the league with Verizon, and a return of full stadiums.

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In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Sai Srinivas, co-founder and chief executive of the Mobile Premier League. Eric and Chris also discuss contrasting trends in betting sponsorships between the United Kingdom and United States, a pair of large-scale fundraising events surrounding non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and blockchain technology, and the acquisition of Serie A’s Genoa by Florida-based alternative investment firm 777 Partners.

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In this week’s episode podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Kate Howard, chief commercial officer for Eventellect, a Texas-based ticket distribution advisory firm that has quickly become one of the key industry players in the management of live sports attendance. Eric and Chris also discuss the initial public offering for global sports data provider Sportradar, strong early-season business metrics for the National Football League, a substantial funding round for international esports organization the Mobile Premier League, and revenue distribution recommendations for college sports in the United States from the Knight Commission.