The 58-year-old billionaire joins a campaign to bring millennials to North Texas.
Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is now the most prominent pitchman for Say Yes To Dallas, a Dallas Regional Chamber campaign urging young people to take their talents to North Texas. In a new video, set to the kind of funky beat millennials love and accompanied by a highlight reel of downtown spots Dallasites have possibly been to, the 58-year-old billionaire praises the city’s business-friendly Getting Things Done mentality, its diversity, and its abundance of places at which to get drunk, shop, and attend live sporting events.
The Regional Chamber is eager to find millennials to take all these Dallas-Fort Worth jobs we keep hearing about, apparently fearful that jobs are not enough, and that North Texas is getting outdone by sexier regions with more of the lifestyle amenities the nation’s young people demand. Has Cuban found the keys to unlock the millennial’s, fickle heart?
Business mogul, TV personality, and owner of the Dallas Mavericks, Mark Cuban has an interesting piece of advice for the millennials of the world: Move to Dallas. In a new video created for the Dallas Regional Chamber’s talent attraction campaign, “Say Yes to Dallas,” Cuban argues that Dallas is the perfect place for young professionals to start their career.
“Getting in the door and getting started, unlike a lot of communities, a lot of states, in Dallas you just go to work,” he says.
Mark Cuban, who now has a net worth approximately of $3.4 billion, moved to Dallas in the early 1980s to begin his career. As one of the city’s most influential and powerful residents, Cuban is trying to bring the next generation of entrepreneurs to town.
The Big D has been named one of the best places for small businesses. In fact, Dallas and its surrounding cities are frequently featured on lists of the best places for professionals seeking work. Business Insider ranked Garland and Plano as two of the best cities for finding a job in 2017. The rapidly growing city of Plano also ranked high on Forbesmagazine’s list of the best places for finding a job this year.
It’s not all about business, though. Cuban gives millennials another compelling reason to move to Dallas.
The hard-partying business tycoon is clearly proud of his hometown.
“There’s an old saying, ‘if you want to predict the future, invent it.’ That’s what we do in Dallas, Texas. Every single day there’s incredible entrepreneurs looking to invent the future,” Cuban boasts.