This NIL4U Podcast episode is all about NIL software to help in the process of the new collegiate sports era we are now in. We feature the Co-Founder & CEO at Basepath, Thomas Thomas, Jr. Basepath is a NIL operations software company that streamlines NIL activity between fans, collectives, universities, and student-athletes. Basepath automates tasks, contracts, communication, and finances for NIL stakeholders and student-athletes.

Connect with the hosts, producer, and episode guest of NIL4U
Rob Finkelstein: Linkedin | Website
Trent Clark: Linkedin | Website
SportsE Media: YouTube | TikTok | X | IG
Learn more about Basepth: Website | Thomas on X | IG

TIMESTAMPS for this NIL Software episode
00:00:06 - Introduction and Guest Welcome
00:00:41 - Trent's Greetings and Introduction of Thomas Thomas Jr.
00:01:02 - Thomas Thomas Jr.'s Introduction
00:01:18 - Where to Find BasePath
00:01:33 - BasePath's Role in the NIL Community
00:02:05 - BasePath's Focus on Serving Collectives
00:03:46 - Special Offer: Free NIL Wallet from BasePath
00:04:47 - The Genesis of BasePath
00:07:10 - NIL for Good: Shake Shack and Altius Campaign
00:08:18 - Discussion on NIL for Good and Athlete Education
00:09:21 - The Importance of Alumni Networks Post-Graduation
00:11:16 - Alumni Direct's Role in Networking
00:12:19 - Thomas's Alumni Experience
00:13:30 - Mental Health and the Transfer Portal
00:16:17 - The Complexities of the Transfer Portal
00:19:13 - Transfer Portal Time Periods
00:20:03 - Revenue Sharing in College Athletics
00:23:48 - NIL Academy Education Promotion
00:24:44 - Revenue Sharing Model Discussion
00:25:51 - Thomas's Perspective on Revenue Sharing
00:29:21 - The Inevitability of Revenue Sharing in College Sports
00:31:03 - Arkansas Edge Launch Powered by BasePath
00:32:27 - NIL for Good and Community Impact
00:32:40 - Thomas's Tips on NIL Collectives and BasePath
00:33:07 - Consolidation of NIL Collectives
00:34:20 - Benefits of BasePath for NIL Collectives
00:35:57 - The Benefit of the NIL Wallet for Student Athletes
00:36:38 - Closing Remarks and Thanks to Guest

Get the first 4 NIL Podcast episodes:
NIL Education and Opportunities: How Athletes at All Levels Can Benefit
Parent of a College Athlete? This One Is For You! – Sports Mom University
What If Johnny Football Had NIL Deals, Louisville NIL Collective, and Integrity in College Sports
The NIL Landscape with Brian Rammel

Creators & Guests

Alumni Direct
Alumni Direct offers you a new way to connect. We have created a platform where alumni and athletes from all walks of life can network and collaborate.
Trent Clark
3-time Major League Baseball World Series CoachCEO of Leadershipity - We Help Leaders Create Teams of Coachable Champions
SportsE Media
SE is a digital sports media brand & production co for executives & entrepreneurs engaged in sports

What is NIL4U?

Hosted by two renowned figures in the NIL space, Rob Finklestein and Trent M. Clark, this podcast dives deep into the dynamic intersection of sports, business, and personal branding. Rob Finklestein, the founder and CEO of Alumni Direct, brings his expertise from leading “Athletes Entrepreneurs: The Alumni Journey,” a podcast that sheds light on athletes transitioning from sports to the business realm. Trent M. Clark, a 3x World Series champion and CEO of AIM NIL Academy, complements the discussion with his profound insights from educating athletes about NIL systems and entrepreneurial strategies. He is also the voice behind the “Winners Find A Way” podcast, featuring interviews with notable athletes and business personalities.