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Episodes

Ep. 41 - Rob Klages & Kevin Kamto, AthleteX

Sept. 29, 2022

Ep. 41 introduces you to Rob Klages and Kevin Kamto from AthleteX. Hear them discuss: Some of the core ideological concepts behind crypto and blockchain technology Their philosophical principles of transparency, openness, an…

Ep. 40 - Nik Bonaddio, BigBrain Games

Sept. 21, 2022

Ep. 40 is guest hosted by Lloyd Danzig from Sharp Alpha Advisors, who introduces you to Nik Bonaddio, founder and CEO of BigBrain. Hear Nik discuss: Appearing as a contestant on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, winning $100,00…

Ep. 39 - Rob Pizzola, The Hammer Betting Network

Sept. 14, 2022

Ep. 39 introduces you to Rob Pizzola, co-founder of The Hammer Betting Network, which aims to be industry leader in providing trusted sports betting content. Hear him discuss: His journey as a longtime betting content creato…

Ep. 38 - Michael Zavagno, TopProp Fantasy

Sept. 9, 2022

Ep. 38 introduces you to Michael Zavagno, co-founder and CEO of TopProp Fantasy, which is the next generation of daily fantasy sports. Hear him discuss: Why he believes that TopProp’s head-to-head fantasy contests will “brin…

Ep. 37 - Kenneth Giles, SimBull

Sept. 2, 2022

Ep. 37 introduces you to Kenneth Giles, co-founder and CEO of SimBull, which is the stock market for sports. Hear him discuss: Leaving his “very stable nine to five job” as an actuary and why he decided to follow in his fami…

Ep. 36 - Ross Fruin, GridRival

Aug. 26, 2022

Ep. 36 introduces you to Ross Fruin, co-founder and CEO of GridRival, which is the home screen for race fans. Hear him discuss: How GridRival acquired 22,000 users within the first 5 days after launching, and how product vir…

Ep. 35 - Cooper Lycan, SoBet

Aug. 18, 2022

Ep. 35 introduces you to Cooper Lycan from SoBet, a sports betting media platform that publishes sports betting content from independent experts. Hear him discuss: SoBet’s origins as a peer-to-peer betting product, which he …

Ep. 34 - Dean Sisun & Jake Benzaquen, Prophet Exchange

Aug. 11, 2022

Ep. 34 introduces you to Dean Sisun and Jake Benzaquen from Prophet Exchange, which is the US sports betting exchange. Hear them discuss: Moving to the UK to build experience in a regulated market where betting exchanges are…

Ep. 33 - Brent Winston, BetSwap

Aug. 4, 2022

Ep. 33 introduces you to Brent Winston, co-founder and CEO of BetSwap, which is the most efficient, fully integrated, secondary marketplace technology for sportsbooks and platform providers. Hear him discuss: His recent expe…

Ep. 32 - Will Armitage & Philipp Stritzke, BestOdds.com

Aug. 2, 2022

Ep. 32 introduces you to Will Armitage and Phillip Stritzke from BestOdds.com, the destination for US bettors. Hear them discuss: The advantage it provides to build a new brand with a category-defining domain name that “is p…

Ep. 31 - Ben Cary, CapWize

July 20, 2022

Ep. 31 introduces you to Ben Cary, co-founder and CEO of CapWize, which combines expert human opinion with cutting-edge simulation models to help bettors make smarter picks. Hear him discuss: His 2 key takeaways from the SBC…

Ep. 30 - Sanjay Thakur, Verdict MMA

July 7, 2022

Ep. 29 introduces you to Sanjay Thakur, co-founder & CEO of Verdict MMA, which is the engagement platform for Mixed Martial Arts. Hear him discuss: How a controversial judge’s decision in a UFC fight sparked the idea for Ver…

Ep. 29 - Brady Sharp, BroThrow

June 30, 2022

Ep. 29 introduces you to Brady Sharp, co-founder & CEO of BroThrow, a patent-pending, social sports betting network. Hear him discuss: The importance of establishing trust amongst users, and the need to build constraints in …

Ep. 28 - Zac Litwack, Savage Sports

June 23, 2022

Ep. 28 introduces you to Zac Litwack, partner at Savage Ventures which is a venture operator that invests in, acquires, and operates high growth digital-first businesses. Hear him discuss: Savage Ventures’ unique model being…

Ep. 27 - Thomas Willomitzer, SnapOdds

June 17, 2022

Ep. 27 introduces you to Thomas Willomitzer, founder and CEO of SnapOdds, "the Shazam for sports betting" that makes it easier for people to find and place bets while watching games live. Hear him discuss: His past startup e…

Ep. 26 - Robin MacDonald, Rubik Talent

June 10, 2022

Ep. 26 introduces you to Robin MacDonald, co-founder and managing partner of Rubik Talent, which cultivates smart, diverse talent for global iGaming, PayTech & FinTech enterprises. Hear him discuss: The unique way that Rubik…

Ep. 25 - Pete Smaluck, props.cash

June 9, 2022

Ep. 25 introduces you to Pete Smaluck, founder and CEO of props.cash, which is the most comprehensive and effective player prop research tool on the market. Hear him discuss: His former career as an elementary school math te…

Ep. 24 - Benjie Cherniak, Avenue H Capital

May 25, 2022

Ep. 24 introduces you to Benjie Cherniak, principal at Avenue H Capital, which invests in some of the most promising betting industry startups. Hear him discuss: His transition from operating businesses to investing in them,…

Ep. 23 - Ted Mauze, Chalkboard

May 18, 2022

Ep. 23 introduces you to Ted Mauze, co-founder and CEO of Chalkboard, which is a mobile app that offers messaging and synced bet tracking for sports bettors and fans. Hear him discuss: How discussing sports betting in group …

Ep. 22 - John Latella & Grady Toombs, Legacy Fantasy Sports

May 11, 2022

Ep. 22 introduces you to John Latella and Grady Toombs, cofounders of Legacy Fantasy Sports, which is fantasy sports platform that includes both current and historical legacy athletes. Hear them discuss: How a father/son deb…

Ep. 21 - Dan Healy, PickUp

May 4, 2022

Ep. 21 introduces you to Dan Healy, co-founder and CEO of PickUp, which is an incentivized fan engagement platform. Hear him discuss: How starting an online food delivery service during college in 2005 launched his career in…

Ep. 20 - Ryan Murphy, SharpSports

April 21, 2022

Ep. 20 introduces you to Ryan Murphy, co-founder of SharpSports, which is building infrastructure for sports betting developers. Hear him discuss: How his experience working at Google and Stripe helped him to become "enamore…

Ep. 19 - Eric Frank, Odds on Compliance

March 31, 2022

Ep. 19 introduces you to Eric Frank, co-founder and CEO of Odds on Compliance, which helps gaming companies navigate the rapidly changing regulatory compliance landscape. Hear him discuss: His experience as Group Compliance …

Ep. 18 - Jason Mezrahi, Sharp App

March 24, 2022

Ep. 18 introduces you to Jason Mezrahi, co-founder of Sharp App, a sports media and bet tracking platform that makes sharp betting easy. Hear him discuss: His career as a professional DFS player, and how the ups and downs of…