In addition to his ownership of the Dallas Mavericks basketball team, Cuban is an active investor in leading and cutting-edge technologies and continues to be a sought-after speaker. Prior to his purchase of the Mavericks, Cuban co-founded Broadcast.com, the leading provider of multimedia and streaming on the Internet, in 1995, selling it to Yahoo! in July of 1999. Before Broadcast.com, Cuban co-founded MicroSolutions, a leading National Systems Integrator, in 1983, and later sold it to CompuServe. Note: Mr. Cuban is not an active contributor to Seeking Alpha; rather, SA editors excerpt regularly from Mr. Cuban's public commentary.