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Internets! This week on The Premium Pete Show, Pete sits down with Josh Luber, CEO/Co-Founder of StockX.com. Josh explains the function of StockX and its rise in popularity among sneaker and streetwear consumers around the world. His early Entrepreneurship days of selling gum in school to creating multiple startups over the years including the worlds only sneaker data site called Campless that grabbed the attention of a Billionaire. When almost ready to give up on all his projects Josh details receiving an email to meet with Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert and the negotiations that led to Luber and Gilbert becoming business partners and creating StockX, that today does over 5,000 orders daily. Premium Pete and Josh also discuss attending high school down the block from Kobe Bryant’s High School, meeting LeBron James and receiving a 2016 NBA championship ring, & much much more.
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