Episode 6: Billy Freed

Billy Freed has invested in entrepreneurship and in its innovation in all his communities. In 2023, Mr. Freed generously donated $1 million dollars to the Herb Kelleher Entrepreneurship Center at McCombs. As a result, the pitch competition was renamed the Freed Family Pitch Competition. In this conversation, you’ll hear about the lessons he’s learned about entrepreneurship, the role that family has played in his career, and the most important qualities of successful entrepreneurs.

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