Mark Cuban vs Donald Trump

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Owner, Dallas Mavericks
President-elect, United States
$3.73 Billion
Net worth 2018
$3.08 Billion
Media
Industry
Real Estate
Pittsburgh
Residence
Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, New York City, New York, United States
United States
Country
United States
31/07/1958
BirthDay
14/06/1946
1.9 m
Height
1.88 m
3
Children
5
Bachelor of Arts / Science, Indiana University
Education
Bachelor of Arts / Science, University of Pennsylvania; Fordham University
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2018

In January 2018, Cuban announced the Mavericks would be accepting Bitcoin as payment for tickets in the following season

2017

Later in October 2017, Cuban said that if he ran for president in 2020, it would be as a Republican, and described himself as "socially a centrist

2016

Later in September 2016, during a post-presidential debate interview, Cuban criticized Trump's characterization that paying the minimum required taxes 'is smart' and criticized Trump for not paying back into the system that allowed him to amass such wealth

2015

In June 2015 Cuban made a $5 million donation to Indiana University at Bloomington for the "Mark Cuban Center for Sports Media and Technology", which will be built inside Assembly Hall, the school's basketball arena

2014

"On January 18, 2014, Cuban was once again fined $100,000 for confronting referees and using inappropriate language toward them

2013

A federal jury in Texas found in favor of Cuban on October 16, 2013

2012

On December 19, 2012, Cuban donated $250,000 to the Electronic Frontier Foundation to support its work on patent reform

2011

Cuban also previously expressed interest in becoming a minority owner of the New York Mets after owner Fred Wilpon announced in 2011 that he was planning to sell up to a 25% stake in the team

2010

In January 2011, he filed a federal lawsuit against the UFL for their failure to repay the loan by the October 6, 2010 deadline

2009

Since 2009, Cuban has been a panelist at the annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

2008

" He eventually voted for Barack Obama in the 2008 election

2007

Cuban followed up his intentions by organizing "HDNet Fights", a mixed martial arts promotion which airs exclusively on HDNet and premiered on October 13, 2007 with a card headlined by a fight between Erik Paulson and Jeff Ford as well as fights featuring veterans Drew Fickett and Justin Eilers

2006

In 2006, Cuban joined an investment group along with Dan Marino, Kevin Millevoi, Andy Murstein, and Walnut Capital principals Gregg Perelman and Todd Reidbord to attempt to acquire the Penguins

2005

In 2005, Cuban expressed interest in buying the NHL's Pittsburgh Penguins

2004

A stock dilution occurred shortly after a trade in June 2004, giving hints of inside knowledge at the time of the trade, and Cuban allegedly was saved from a loss of $750,000

2003

In 2003, Cuban founded the Fallen Patriot Fund to help families of U

2002

In September 2002, Cuban married Tiffany Stewart in a private ceremony in Barbados

2000

On January 4, 2000, Cuban purchased a majority stake in the NBA's Dallas Mavericks for $285 million from H

1999

 The Guinness Book of Records credits Cuban with the "largest single e-commerce transaction", after he paid $40 million for his Gulfstream V jet in October 1999

1995

In 1995, Chris Jaeb and fellow Indiana University alumnus Todd Wagner started Audionet (which Cuban started to fund in 1998), combining their mutual interest in Indiana Hoosier college basketball and webcasting

1990

In 1990, Cuban sold MicroSolutions to CompuServe—then a subsidiary of H&R Block—for $6 million

1982

In 1982, Cuban moved to Dallas, Texas, where he first found work as a bartender, and then as a salesperson for Your Business Software, one of the earliest PC software retailers in Dallas

1981

After one year at the University of Pittsburgh, he transferred to Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, and graduated from the Kelley School of Business in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management

1958

Mark Cuban (born July 31, 1958) is an American businessman and investor

1971

In 1971, he moved to Studio apartment in Manhattan, New York and became involved with larger building projects. In the following year, he finalized first multi-million dollar real estate transaction with the sale of Swifton village in Cincinnati, Ohio.

1985

In 1985, he bought Mar-a-lago estate in Palm beach, Florida and renovated the Barbizon hotel and 100 Central Park South.

1988

In 1988, he bought the Plaza Hotel in New York City.

1989

In 1989, he bought a fleet of Boeing 727 airplanes to form Trump air shuttle service. Unfortunately a helicopter crash killed three Trump casino executives which lead to big issue.

1989

By 1989, poor business decisions left him unable to meet loan payments but he somehow financed the construction of his third casino, the $1 million Taj Mahal, with high-interest junk bonds. The increasing debt soon brought him to business bankruptcy.

1990

In 1990, he regained his previous stable financial position and fame and opened the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City. Soon he gained approval for Riverside south development of West Side rail yards.

1996

In 1996, he got the ownership of Miss Universe Organization which produces the Miss Universe, Miss USA, and Miss Tean USA pageants.

2003

In 2003, he became joint partner with the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) where he became the executive producer and host of the NBC reality show, ‘The Apprentice’ which became a huge success. Following its success, he co-produced a show, ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’ along with British TV producer Mark Burnett.

2004

On October 21, 2004, Trump Hotels and Casino & Resorts declared a restructuring of its debt which led to a reduction in his individual ownership from 56 percent to 27 percent. The company applied for Chapter 11 Protection in November and soon the company re-emerged from bankruptcy as ‘Trump Entertainment Resorts Holdings’.