Makers of Sport Podcast #46
"Today with how easy it is to start something that demonstrates your passion and your ability...there's no excuse. You shouldn't be waiting for this job that's gonna let you show the world what you can do, you should just be doing it."
This week's episode is chock-full of information and predictions from the future of sports tech & startups. Kyle Bunch, Managing Director of Social and Mobile Media at world-renown digital agency R/GA joined the podcast to talk about sports startups, media and software-as-a-service (SaaS).
Kyle works directly on the Nike account at R/GA and discusses how starting his own side project, TrojanWire.com helped him land a gig at the agency.
We discuss R/GA's founding as one of the first digital agencies and their innovation in tech + brand space. We also discuss their relationship with Nike in comparison to Wieden & Kennedy's relationship with the brand.
Lastly, we wrap with discussing the Dodgers Accelerator and talk about athletes' involvement in venture funds and angel investing.
- Kyle Bunch on Twitter
- Blogs with Balls
- Beats by Dre Lebron Spot
- Beats by Dre World Cup Spot
- Dodgers Accelerator
- R/GA Accelerator
- Episode 7: Hans Anderson
- PewDiePie makes $7 million per year playing games
- SXsports at South by Southwest
- Kobe Inc. invests in BodyArmor
Our next is Matt Coyle, creative director of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment where he leads design and advertising initiatives for Toronto's professional sports teams.
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