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Episode 7: Winning in Entrepreneurship – Jim Cavale

February 27th, 2019

Former college baseball player Jim Cavale shares from his experience as a successful entrepreneur on Episode 7.

He is a 3-Time INC. 5000 Entrepreneur, an annual award that INC. Magazine reserves for America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies.

He is currently running his fourth company, Influencer. The company serves sports team brands by aggregating their internally-produced content and their current player, coach, recruit and former player social media channels. They started in college sports and currently work with 100 teams at 40 schools.

Here’s some of what you’ll hear by tuning into this episode…

1. Why Jim started Influencer

2. How the University of Kentucky became Influencer’s first client

3. How he believes current players can maximize the time while on the field at any level

4. The importance of building a complete team to win in entrepreneurship

5. The current opportunities at Influencer as the company continues to grow

Jim has gone about starting businesses the right way with proof of concept and revenue as a starting point versus raising money around an unproven idea. This episode is filled with a lot of takeaways for both current and former players.

To learn more about Jim, go to or connect with him on LinkedIn.

Listen to Episode 7 above or by clicking any of these direct links for iTunes, Google Play, Spotify.

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