Ep. 25 - Joey Brander - First Serve Partners

Joey Brander / President of First Serve Partners

October 02, 2018

Guest Bio

Joey Brander / President of First Serve Partners

Beginning his career on television and the radio working internationally for Disney Channel and Radio Disney, in 2009, Joey Brander became the youngest person to co-host a CBS-affiliate television show in the United States. He followed that achievement by becoming the youngest to have their own weekly show on an ESPN Radio affiliate, hosting The Joey Brander Show from 2012-2014.

Brander, now 23, is the President/Managing Partner of First Serve Partners, a South Florida and New York-based venture capital firm made up of business leaders, pop-culture influencers, and current/former professional athletes, including NBA legend Metta World Peace, NFL Hall of Famer Warren Moon, and Super Bowl Champion Roman Harper. The firm invests across sports, media, and entertainment and uses its unique perspective and experience in engaging emerging generations - millennials and Gen-Zers - to capitalize on what's new and what's next. Brander is among the youngest venture capitalists in the world.

Brander has been a co-host of The Sports Blender alongside FSP Senior Advisor David Meltzer, a board member of The International Jazz Hall of Fame, a member of the Investment Advisory Board for Ideaboost (the entertainment accelerator of the Canadian Film Centre), a host and commentator for the US Open, takes time to give back to the community through his foundation 'The Joey Brander Foundation: Literacy Through Sports' (501C3) and has spoken at universities and conferences around the world.

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