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About Danny

Danny Cortenraede is a serial entrepreneur, and investor based in Los Angeles, CA. He is the Founder and Managing Partner of InStudio Ventures, a venture firm with a strong focus on emerging sports, technology, and media companies.
As a seasoned entrepreneur (5X founder) and investor, Cortenraede has built several successful companies on a global scale in the last few years. His most recent included building Wannahaves from zero to a multi-million dollar revenue company. It is affiliated with sister company and digital platform 433, the world’s largest online content creator of sports content with 70M followers across its assets and 4B views per month. Danny was the driving force behind the complete development of the company, from vision and mission to integrated business and growth objectives. Transforming Wannahaves into a global digital media agency. He opened three offices starting in Amsterdam, NYC, and LA.

About Danny

Danny Cortenraede is a serial entrepreneur, and investor based in Los Angeles, CA. He is the Founder and Managing Partner of InStudio Ventures, a venture firm with a strong focus on emerging sports, technology, and media companies.
As a seasoned entrepreneur (5X founder) and investor, Cortenraede has built several successful companies on a global scale in the last few years. His most recent included building Wannahaves from zero to a multi-million dollar revenue company. It is affiliated with sister company and digital platform 433, the world’s largest online content creator of sports content with 70M followers across its assets and 4B views per month. Danny was the driving force behind the complete development of the company, from vision and mission to integrated business and growth objectives. Transforming Wannahaves into a global digital media agency. He opened three offices starting in Amsterdam, NYC, and LA.

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Unicorn Hunters

Danny is currently a co-judge of the hottest new business reality streaming TV series Unicorn Hunters. Cortenraede stars alongside the likes of Co-Founder Apple Steve Wozniak, 43rd Treasurer of the United States Rosie Rios, Former advisor Joe Biden Moe Vela, and several other business titans and luminaries.

Embarking on a journey towards higher education is often a pivotal decision, and for me, the decision to join Harvard Business School while simultaneously building my venture studio was a momentous one. As an entrepreneur, the pursuit of knowledge has always been a guiding force, and Harvard presented the perfect opportunity to take my learning to new heights.

Recent

Unicorn Hunters

Danny is currently a co-judge of the hottest new business reality streaming TV series Unicorn Hunters. Cortenraede stars alongside the likes of Co-Founder Apple Steve Wozniak, 43rd Treasurer of the United States Rosie Rios, Former advisor Joe Biden Moe Vela, and several other business titans and luminaries.

Embarking on a journey towards higher education is often a pivotal decision, and for me, the decision to join Harvard Business School while simultaneously building my venture studio was a momentous one. As an entrepreneur, the pursuit of knowledge has always been a guiding force, and Harvard presented the perfect opportunity to take my learning to new heights.

Insights

This article discusses how entrepreneurs can best navigate operations, hiring and fundraising this year.

There are numerous opportunities to disrupt the market by investing in new innovative ideas while challenging the norms of technology investing.

The majority of startups fail within the first five years for the same reasons. However, there are ways to avoid these pitfalls and strategies you can follow to set your business up for success.

Insights

This article discusses how entrepreneurs can best navigate operations, hiring and fundraising this year.

There are numerous opportunities to disrupt the market by investing in new innovative ideas while challenging the norms of technology investing.

The majority of startups fail within the first five years for the same reasons. However, there are ways to avoid these pitfalls and strategies you can follow to set your business up for success.

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apps, industry | july 12 , 2023

With the global sports tech industry estimated to surpass $40 billion by 2026, Los Angeles-based digital venture capital platform Venturerock today launched its $75 million sports tech venture investment company (VIC).

apps, industry | july 12 , 2023

Last week, Venturerock SportsTech announced the launch of a $75 million fund that will invest in the future of sports technology, media, and culture.

apps, industry | july 12 , 2023

For 10 years, Danny Cortenraede worked in the telecoms and consumer electronics industry. He spent six years working at Vodafone before joining Sony and then T-Mobile.

apps, industry | july 12 , 2023

Benzinga chatted with serial entrepreneur and investor Danny Cortenraede this week about how he built Wannahaves, the digital agency that helped turn 433 into a 55-million-follower community, and his tips for succeeding in a new age of entrepreneurship

apps, industry | july 12 , 2023

.. but He isn’t Messing Around. After ten years in the corporate world, Danny Cortenraede took a leap into entrepreneurship. “I left my high paid corporate job just  to build something from scratch,” Cortenraede said. “That was a little bit scary to be honest.”

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apps, industry | july 12 , 2023

With the global sports tech industry estimated to surpass $40 billion by 2026, Los Angeles-based digital venture capital platform Venturerock today launched its $75 million sports tech venture investment company (VIC).

apps, industry | july 12 , 2023

Last week, Venturerock SportsTech announced the launch of a $75 million fund that will invest in the future of sports technology, media, and culture.

apps, industry | july 12 , 2023

For 10 years, Danny Cortenraede worked in the telecoms and consumer electronics industry. He spent six years working at Vodafone before joining Sony and then T-Mobile.

apps, industry | july 12 , 2023

Benzinga chatted with serial entrepreneur and investor Danny Cortenraede this week about how he built Wannahaves, the digital agency that helped turn 433 into a 55-million-follower community, and his tips for succeeding in a new age of entrepreneurship

apps, industry | july 12 , 2023

.. but He isn’t Messing Around. After ten years in the corporate world, Danny Cortenraede took a leap into entrepreneurship. “I left my high paid corporate job just  to build something from scratch,” Cortenraede said. “That was a little bit scary to be honest.”

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