Posted by Jason on October 19, 2010 ·
When I was in school at the greatest university in the land (UNC-Chapel Hill), I loved playing intramural basketball, soccer and flag football. I still miss the team aspect of intramural sports and the competition. However, the details could be kind of annoying. If it was lightly raining, I’d be constantly checking email before leaving for a game to see if the game was cancelled, Half the time, [...]
Posted by Jason on March 15, 2010 ·
AthletixNation is a sports content platform that delivers Division I college video highlights and sports applications to websites and mobile devices. They essentially make it easy for websites and media companies to add highlights and other interesting sports applications to their sites, to engage fans, drive traffic and monetize their content via sponsorships and advertising.
I met their President/CEO, [...]
Posted by Jason on February 10, 2010 ·
On Monday, I attended Social Fresh Tampa, a social media conference that brought marketers together to discuss the business applications of social media. The conference itself was awesome, but just getting to chat with some really smart folks between sessions and at night was probably even more valuable.
If you’d like to see my notes from each panel, you can see them here. While the event and [...]
Posted by Jason on October 27, 2009 ·
I had a great time at York College and was thrilled to have the opportunity to speak on a panel in front of about 250 sports management and business students last night as part of their first ever professional panel and charity event. Thanks to Erik Eitel for inviting me to speak (and picking me up from DC) and thanks to Madeiline Ludt for driving me to the BWI airport this morning.They both helped [...]
Posted by Jason on October 22, 2009 ·
Last night I had the pleasure to interview George Junginger, who is working on a new startup called Group Story, along with his business partner, Geoff Hamrick. Group Story puts a new twist on photo books for groups of people who have been at the same event, on the same sports team, or share some other common bond. Instead of having one standard book for the entire group, Group Story enables people [...]
Posted by Jason on September 29, 2009 ·
FanFeedr is a relatively new startup that aims to provide sports fans with real-time news about their favorite sports, teams and players. Their website aggregates a ton of content, news, videos, and tweets and lets people pick and choose which news they want to see. I’m very big on the concept of aggregation and saving people time (my weak attempt at this is with Sports Biz Feed), and I think [...]