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Dave Wakeman's The Business of Fun Podcast

Jun 27, 2018

Today's guest is Michael Broughton. Micheal is Partner & Co-Founder in Sports Investment Partners.

I wanted to have Michael on because I really enjoy following his LinkedIn videos and the way that he tackles sport through the lens of an investor.

In this episode, we talk about the size of the industry, the challenges...

Jun 25, 2018

Today's episode is a good one! I'm talking with Corey Gibbs. He's the Executive Managing Director of Ticket Solutions. 

Corey is my first guest from the secondary market and we get into a lot.

We cover:

* Pricing

* Verified Fan

* Customer service

* Customer focus

* Getting fans to come to the stadium

* Adding...

Jun 21, 2018

This is a really cool episode today with Kara Parkinson, Senior Marketing Director with Audience View. 

Kara doesn't have the traditional arts, sports, entertainment fact, working at Audience View is her first job in the industry. Which blew open a door for me to talk with her about some things that are...

Jun 19, 2018

Today I welcome Steven Dobesh to 'The Business of Fun.'

I wanted to have Steven on to talk about ticketing in the era of buzzword heavy Blockchain. We also talk about how you should differentiate Bitcoin from Blockchain and where the confusion lies.

We talk a lot about innovation, but, maybe, most importantly, we talk...

Jun 18, 2018

My guest on episode 8 is Cat Spencer...

Cat is the VP of Business Development with Booking Protect.

I've been friends with Cat and her business partner, Simon, for several years now and one of the most impressive things I have seen is how well they manage to build and maintain relationships with their clients...