Mark Mastrandrea – IKONIC – Side hustle to the fastest growing digital art company in the world
I had a thought-provoking conversation with Mark Mastrandrea, co-founder of IKONICK, the fastest growing digital art company in the world. IKONICK went from Mark’s side hustle and passion project to a company with licensing rights for the NBA, Muhammad Ali, Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley and more. (Oh, they’re also partnered with another legendary icon – me!) Mark is a prime example of sticking with your day job until your business is sustainable – he kept his day job until they hit their first 2 million in revenue. This interview is packed with value, so you’ll want to take some notes!
About Mark Mastrandrea: Mark grew up in East Meadow, a small town in Long Island. He went to the University of Delaware, where he found his passion for entrepreneurship. Mark and his business partner, Jeff Cole, decided to create IKONICK in 2016. They describe IKONICK as “a Los Angeles brand putting a new spin on the business of inspiring others through art.