A graduate of the University of Arizona, Corey Leff—better known as JohnWallStreet—began his career in sports talk radio at the Fox Sports Radio affiliate in Tucson. After a couple of years covering his beloved Wildcats, the New Jersey native left Southern Arizona for sunny South Florida. Leff spent much of the next decade honing his business skills at a pair of tech-based startups. In 2012, he returned to the tri-state area and entered the world of equity research. Leff spent the next half decade at a NYC-based sell-side TMT firm. In 2017, he pulled his sports, business and finance background together with the launch of JohnWallStreet. The daily e-newsletter has since become a "must-read" for the most influential names within sports business.
Corey Leff, known by the moniker JohnWallStreet, is one of the most followed and trusted voices in the sports business media space. Currently writing for SPORTICO, the new specialized vertical of Penske Media Corporation (PMC), with a masthead led by industry veterans, Dick Glover and Scott Soshnick.Launched to complement PMC’s vast array of publications, such as Rolling Stone, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, or Footwear News, Sportico launched in June 2020 as the default resource for professionals seeking the latest and highest quality news and information in the $500 billion worldwide sports industry.On this episode with Corey, we cover the latest trends in sports finance and investor interest in sports acquisitions through SPACs (Special-Purpose Acquisition Companies), and what are those.#sports #sportsbusiness #investment #finance #entrepreneurship #sports #basketball #nba #football #baseball #mlb #nfl #soccer #entertainment #footballFind Us Online- On your favorite platforms HERE- Get our MERCH!!!!Credits- Hosts: Rayde Luis Baez, Twitter: @RaydeLuisBT & Luis Manuel Baez. Twitter: @LuimaBT,-Co-host: Vedran Kusljugic LinkedIn- Executive Producer: Luis Manuel Baez.- Editor(s): Luis Manuel Baez & Vedran Kusljugic. LinkedInAbout UsIntersections podcast dives into the overlapping layers of brand partnerships, and the overall sports and entertainment business world.The Connect is Rayde Luis Baez.Rayde Luis Baez, is a Dominican born, passionate partnership builder based in Europe with strong relations with the top brands and properties across the world.Find out more at: https://theconnect.co/--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconnectco/message
Identifying Trends in Sports Business with Corey Leff from JohnWallStreet
In today’s episode of Commish Talks Josh sat down with Corey Leff, the Founder and Editor of JohnWallStreet which is now a part of Sportico. In today’s show the two of them talk through the importance of seeing beyond the numbers and what it takes to truly identify trends and the reasoning and strategy behind them. Before we get started, if you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, be sure to leave us a review. Website: https://www.sportico.com/author/johnwallstreet/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/howielongshort?lang=en LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-wallstreet-6a0707159/
Michael Bucklin, VP Content Social/Digital Fox Sports/Corey Leff, John Wall Street
Michael Bucklin is preparing the mountain of content that Fox Sports will unveil for Super Bowl LIV from Miami. He describes what modern sports fans are looking for and where they are going to find it. Corey Leff turned a love of financial markets into a unique view of the future of sport through the lens of his site John Wall StreetDan Kaplan from the Athletic talks about the end of the paper Super Bowl ticket. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Among MLS hot topics are expansion, collective bargaining and a new television contract. Pro Soccer USA's Glenn Crooks spends time going over some specifics with sports business insider, Corey Leff, the founder of JohnWallStreet.
Today's episode is brought to you by Booking Protect the global leader in refund protection. Any booking! Any sector! Anywhere! Booking Protect has you covered. To find out how your organization can offer your guests a better buying experience and greater peace of mind along with creating a new revenue stream for your organization, visit www.bookingprotect.com. Today's guest is Corey Leff. He is the man behind the John Wall Street newsletter. I really enjoyed our conversation and we covered all kinds of interesting things including the lessons Corey learned from a failed startup have helped him be successful with John Wall Street. Follow him on Twitter.