Episode 15

Episode 15 –Ben Smith: From YouTube to CorpDev Ninja

Sep 30, 2020 | Podcast

Ben Smith is a serial entrepreneur and the managing partner at Chancebending Ventures, Inc, a digital media investment firm, as well as a full-service digital consulting agency servicing early stage startups to Fortune 500 clients.

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LinkedIn Ben Smith, Chancebending Ventures

LinkedIn Andreas Penna

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About This Episode

Ben Smith is a serial entrepreneur and the managing partner at Chancebending Ventures, Inc, a digital media investment firm, as well as a full-service digital consulting agency servicing early stage startups to Fortune 500 clients.

Ben previously founded Blayze Inc. (acquired by Vobile in Feb 2014).

Prior to that, Ben was an early #Google and #YouTube businessperson behind YouTube’s biggest #partnerships and strategic efforts. Ben created many first of its kind social media partnerships on the web, and led YouTube’s efforts with Hollywood for years. He helped bridge the gap between #Hollywood and Silicon Valley, leaving YouTube HQ to be the company’s first businessperson in Los Angeles in 2008.

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