Mark Cuban

Chairman of HDNet and Owner
Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theaters and Magnolia Pictures

In September 2001, Mark Cuban launched HDNet, a provider of high-definition news, entertainment and sports programming. Cuban started his own computer consulting firm, MicroSolutions soon after college, which he later sold to CompuServe. In 1995, Cuban and his partner Todd Wagner co-founded, an Internet service that provided streaming audio and video of live news, radio, television and sporting events. went public, and was then purchased by Yahoo in 1999, making Cuban one of the wealthiest people in the country. In January of 2000, Cuban used all those bucks to buy the Dallas Mavericks NBA franchise, becoming the only owner in team sports to encourage fan interaction through email on his own personal computer. He has also partnered once again with Wagner to create 2929 Entertainment, a holding company that owns 100 percent of Landmark Theaters, Magnolia Pictures Distribution, and Rysher Entertainment, and holds a stake in Lions Gate Entertainment. He is not known as a quiet man.

Posts With Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban Unplugged (As Usual) About Victory in SEC Insider Trading Case

The billionaire entrepreneur takes a victory lap (or two).


Mark Cuban Cleared in Insider-Trading Case

Deliberations took three and a half hours.

What’s a “Shark Tank” Appearance Worth? A Top Spot in the App Store.

A lot of upside for the QR-code startup Scan.


Cuban Insider-Trading Trial Gets Under Way

Opening arguments in the insider trading trial of billionaire investor Mark Cuban began here Tuesday with government lawyers portraying the defendant as a ferocious competitor who, with an unfair advantage over the investing public, sold shares illegally.

Why Web TV Skeptic Mark Cuban Thinks Google Can Make the NFL Work on the Web

Are the Web’s pipes really up to delivering live football, to millions of TVs, at the same time?
San Diego Chargers v Oakland Raiders

“It’s a Cyber Barn Raising”: Adam Carolla Crowdfunds His Next Movie

How’d Carolla get tech-savvy and entrepreneurial? “I’m kind of forced to be, because I was fired from my radio job and I had to figure out something to do.”


SEC Case Against Mark Cuban to Proceed

A federal judge in Dallas has denied a request by Dallas Mavericks owner and billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban to dismiss an insider-trading lawsuit.

Bundle Up

People like bundles. People don’t like to work for their entertainment. They’ll pay a premium if it saves them time.

Mark Cuban

One Month On, Mark Cuban Is Doing Just Fine With Less Facebook in His Life

The billionaire gets candid on a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” page.

Mark Cuban Invests in Little Bird to Find Online Influentials

Little Bird goes deeply and geekily into the world of online influence.

Hulu’s “Shark Tank” Problem

Can Yahoo Turn Itself Around?