Sep 28, 2021
Paul Martino is a Venture Capitalist and a Managing General Partner and Co-founder of Bullpen Capital. Before forming Bullpen in 2010, Paul was an active angel investor and personally invested in the first rounds of Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA), TubeMogul (NASDAQ: TUBE), and uDemy. He sold a company to Millennial Media before its public offering (Condaptive) and to Marketo before its public offering (Crowd Factory).
He’s an eight-time company founder, movie producer, and now sports entertainment venue operator. Paul’s production company gave rise to the film Inside Game, a movie about the 2007 NBA betting scandal. Paul’s early online gaming innovations in multi-player user experience from over 30 years ago are the inspiration for several modern social gaming offerings. He holds over a dozen patents on core social networking concepts, content targeting, and recommendation systems.
If you walked into a meeting with the legendary CEO coach Bill Campell, would he take you on as a protégé? Imagine going into that meeting with Bill and convincing him to come out of retirement to become your coach. What type of entrepreneur would that make you?
You become a darn good one with loads of lessons for repeat success. Paul Martino had to become that type of entrepreneur after working with Bill Campbell. Paul has since built eight companies and is now a venture capitalist. What are some of the lessons he learned from greats like Bill Campbell and Randy Komisar on becoming a serially successful entrepreneur?
Listen to this episode of the Inspired Insider Podcast with Dr. Jeremy Weisz, featuring Paul Martino, Managing General Partner and Co-founder of Bullpen Capital. Paul walks through his journey as an eight-time founder, how he met and convinced Bill Campbell to come out of retirement — and become his coach, the type of companies Paul invests in now, and lots more.