Thomas Fields, founder of GRIND basketball.
The term has become popular in pro basketball, but Thomas Fields really did “trust the process” as he lured money from investors, including Mark Cuban, to expand his company.
Fields is the founder of GRIND, a sports equipment company, and convinced the Dallas Mavericks owner to buy into the business. The 26-year-old Houston native received $250,000 from his appearance on “Shark Tank” for his portable shooting machine.
In an interview with CNBC on Wednesday, days after his May 7 appearance on “Shark Tank,” Fields recalled the process of launching GRIND in Mach 2020, days before sports shut down due to Covid-19.
“It was literally two…