EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2020 winner: Freestar changed the monetization game, saw revenue skyrocket

Careers in publishing have started in less colorful ways. David Freedman’s began in 2004 with a wall calendar of coeds in bikinis when he attended Arizona State University.

The model was simple — Freedman sold ad space on the calendar to local businesses — but it worked. By 2007, the calendar was a hit and duplicated at more than 20 other colleges. His company’s website had a good number of visitors but no way to make good money efficiently…