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Brian D. Evans

Inc.500 Entrepreneur, FounderBDE Ventures

Los Angeles Area

Member Since October 2022


Angel Investing
Startup Founder


Inc. 500 Entrepreneur. Early-stage Investor. Founder. Marketer. 💙 Crypto. Web3. Video Games. 🤝 Founder at BDE Ventures, Founder of an advertising, marketing and media consulting agency that ranked in the Top 25 on the Inc. 500 list of Fastest Growing Advertising and Marketing Companies in America. A lifelong entrepreneur that has founded and advised multiple companies in various industries & verticals such as eCommerce, mobile apps, blockchain, SaaS platforms, digital publishing, Web3, gaming, and more. Brian is now an investor heavily focused on Web3, blockchain and video games.

Published content

Hollywood Meets Art: How NFTs Are Revolutionizing the Entertainment Industry


The emergence of blockchain technology has provided a new opportunity for the entertainment industry to improve and redefine itself, and evidence suggests it has taken it.

Nine Essential Steps Professionals Can Take to Stay Relevant in an AI-Dominated World

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Critical thinking, relationship-building, adaptability and other uniquely human traits will be the key to success in today's AI-dominated work landscape. As artificial intelligence continues to reshape industries and job markets, professionals are left wondering how they can stay relevant and thrive in this new work world. Thankfully, while AI can automate many routine tasks, it cannot replace the skills that make people uniquely human. Below, nine members of Rolling Stone Culture Council discuss the essential steps that professionals should take to stay relevant and succeed in an AI-dominated work world. Read on to learn which specific traits they believe are vital for navigating the ever-changing landscape of work.

The Next Evolution Of The Internet Is Upon Us Thanks To Video Games And Web3


Simply put, web3 is the opportunity to re-align incentivizes that have been grossly misaligned by web2 profit seekers.

Is This Business Risk a Smart One? Ask Yourself These 11 Questions

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Every business owner needs to take risks, but it's important to make sure the ones you do take are calculated. Leading a business often requires taking risks, but not all risks are created equal. Taking a calculated risk can lead to significant rewards, but blindly taking a risk without considering the consequences can lead your business down the wrong path. Asking the right questions can help you determine whether a risk is a smart one or not. By carefully considering the potential outcomes, you can then determine if the risk is worth taking.  Here are 11 important questions to ask yourself before taking a business risk, as shared by the members of Rolling Stone Culture Council.

Nine Ways to Help Your Business Get Noticed on Social Media

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Getting noticed in the increasingly crowded social media realm can be challenging, but there are a few effective strategies that can help. Social media is saturated with accounts for businesses and individuals alike, making it hard to get noticed. However, discoverability plays a large role in driving sales and attracting new customers. Though the task may seem daunting, an overhaul of your team's content creation may be necessary to expand your reach, whether this means shifting strategies or focusing on specific projects. To help, a group of Rolling Stone Culture Council experts share their best tips for businesses looking to boost discoverability on social media in 2023.

Building Your Network? How to Find the Right People to Connect With

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With so many different people in any given industry, it's helpful to know how to identify the right individuals to network with. When you’re a business leader, connections that are made while networking can open doors to new opportunities and future collaborations. But knowing who to connect with and how to do so naturally can be a challenge, especially with so many potential ways to find and contact other professionals in your industry. To help you, a panel of Rolling Stone Culture Council experts share their top recommended strategies for how to find the right people to network with. Follow their advice so you can strategically make the right connections to help your business succeed.

Company details

BDE Ventures

Company bio

BDE Ventures started as an advertising, marketing, consulting, technology, user acquisition and growth company. BDE Ventures made the Inc. 500 list of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America. BDE Ventures was ranked amongst the top 25 fastest-growing companies in Advertising & Marketing. BDE’s tactics and marketing campaigns have resulted in acquiring 10s of millions of users for various tech apps and video games, sold millions in products and services, landed strategic partnerships with the biggest brands, and earned massive amounts of social media followers with these creative marketing strategies that took unknown companies into mainstream fame. Today, BDE Ventures mainly provides venture capital and advisory to its portfolio companies which are heavily centered around the web3, crypto, and blockchain space.



Area of focus

Venture Capital
Impact Investing

Company size

2 - 10