Beyond the Athlete: NIL, NFTs and Entrepreneurship with Anthony Ranaudo | Digital & Dirt Podcast

In episode 11 of this season’s Digital & Dirt podcast, Ian Dallimore welcomes Anthony Ranaudo, former professional baseball player and current owner of Cards and Culture and F45 City Square Baton Rouge. Anthony joins Ian to discuss the importance of mental and physical health and how the new NIL rules (Name, Image, and Likeness) will affect college athletes and the future of NFTs.

Anthony has been a lifelong athlete and his experiences in collegiate and professional athletics have shaped his career into what it is today. In this episode, Anthony and Ian dive into the importance of keeping a healthy mind and body, and explain how that translates to better business. Anthony speaks in-depth about how he became an entrepreneur and how his current entrepreneurial efforts directly connect to his athletic past.

While a collegiate and professional athlete, Anthony learned about business, sponsorships, and investments. In relation to the NCAA NIL rules, Anthony shares his thoughts on the future of college athletes and how NIL may impact their careers post college.  Lastly, Ian and Anthony discuss the true value of NFTs, as it relates to collectibles and trends.

This episode was extra special because Digital & Dirt hit the road to visit Anthony at Cards and Culture to record the podcasts first episode available on video. Watch the entire episode now live on youtube!

To learn more about Anthony Ranaudo and his entrepreneurial efforts, listen to the full Digital & Dirt episode available on Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Podcast, and others!