18: Pete Vlastelica’s Yardbarker Journey
Pete Vlastelica, EVP of Digital at Fox Sports and Founder of Yardbarker, joins The Rob Cressy show to talk about his entrepreneurial journey building Yardbarker. Pete shares how he went from having $3.45 in his bank account to being acquired by Fox Sports.
In our conversation some of the topics Pete Vlastelica and I cover include:
- Why and how did he start Yardbarker?
- What would his advice be to someone trying to build out their own network without seeking external funding?
- What’s the best way for publishers to monetize now?
- How important is fun in business?
- The daily entrepreneurial grind.
- What are his thoughts on Snapchat in the current sports landscape.
- You can connect with Pete Vlastelica on Twitter @PeteVlastelica
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