E986: StockX Co-founder Josh Luber is building a stock market for things, shares insights on the two cultural shifts that brought sneaker culture mainstream, attracting Mark Wahlberg, Eminem & Steve Aoki to invest along with Google Ventures & Marc Benioff & growing a unicorn out of a sneaker-data site

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StockX Co-founder Josh Luber is building a stock market for things, shares insights on the two cultural shifts that brought sneaker culture mainstream, attracting Mark Wahlberg, Eminem & Steve Aoki to invest along with Google Ventures & Marc Benioff & growing a unicorn out of a sneaker-data site
1:00 Want to work at LAUNCH? gettheseat.com
2:28 Jason intros StockX’s Josh Luber
3:14 When did the sneaker craze become mainstream?
6:37 What is StockX?
9:19 What should Jason wear courtside? And why not Kawhi’s?
14:13 Most $ Josh has spent on pair of sneakers? What were they?
18:15 What is StockX’s take on a standard transaction?
18:44 Meeting Co-founder & Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert
19:58 Attracting Mark Wahlberg, Eminem, etc. as investors
22:55 Attracting SV firms vs. attracting famous investors?
29:39 What was Josh’s background before StockX?
34:22 Finding investors who understood his space
36:36 How do IPO’s (Initial Product Offerings) come into play on StockX?
41:35 StockX’s future priorities
42:03 Value of authentication
48:37 Selling on StockX

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