Wayne Kimmel on Networking

“This is a long game. Building relationships through networking is like a marathon, not a sprint.”

Mentor Spotlights.png

Tell us about your current work!

SeventySix Capital is the preeminent venture fund investing at the epicenter of sports and tech with a focus on the dynamic and evolving markets of sports digitalization, esports, sports betting, and the overall sports-consumer experience. We work with smart and kind entrepreneurs to help them grow their companies and provide them with the financial and social capital they need to do so.

The subject area Michael can best help entrepreneurs with:

My expertise lies in networking. My book, Six Degrees of Wayne Kimmel, discusses in-depth how to build a successful career through the art of networking, always thinking of yourself as an entrepreneur, and giving back to others.

The best professional advice Michael can give to entrepreneurs:

There will be nights when you would rather hang out with your family or friends instead of going to a networking event. Go anyway. You never know who you will meet. This is a long game. Building relationships through networking is like a marathon, not a sprint.

Your top mentor: My dad
Words you live by: Make the impossible possible.
Morning routine: Never leave home without business cards!

If you want to get in touch with this mentor:

Any Next Gen-er who would like to speak with me can feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn or by emailing my Chief of Staff, James Santore.

Alex Gordon