Mavericks Owner, Mark Cuban, to Speak at UF in December

The University of Florida’s ACCENT Speaker’s Bureau will host Dallas Mavericks’ owner, ABC’s Shark Tank member and best-selling author, Mark Cuban, on December 3.

Author of How to Win at the Sport of Business, Cuban became an entrepreneur at 12 years of age by selling garbage bags door-to-door, and today has a business empire worth 2.5 billion dollars.

Best known for his ownership of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, Cuban also founded AXS TV, and MicroSolutions, as well as invested in start-up companies including Mahalo,,,, Naked Pizza and

Cuban is recognized as one of the most influential people in the media and sports industries. He will share his experiences as an entrepreneur and his road to success at the December event.

The program begins at 8 p.m. at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and will be followed by a question-and-answer session. Doors open at 7 p.m., and admission is free and open to the public. Tickets are required and will be available from the Phillips Center Box Office an hour before the event.


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