A serial entrepreneur turned investor, Matt is driven by the idea that you don’t have to put your family or your future in jeopardy to start and run a successful business. A graduate of the #1-ranked undergraduate entrepreneurship program in the United States, the Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Houston, Matt graduated summa cum laude with a double-major in finance and entrepreneurship.
After a stint in corporate finance, he founded his first business at the age of 22 and grew that business into a multi-million dollar, industry-leading enterprise with thousands of products. Over the next four years, he launched and grew three more multi-million dollar businesses focused on bottom line profitability. Matt is now hyper-focused on practical things that business owners can do to drive growth and profitability, which he considers the true measure of any business. Learning and teaching these practices has become Matt’s personal passion and the mission of Amazing.com. He has authored numerous articles for some of the world’s most respected business publications, including Forbes, Business.com, and Under 30 CEO. Matt is determined to teach would-be entrepreneurs all over the world how to start and run a business without making the same catastrophic mistakes as nearly eighty percent of those who try.
[4:47] How people have gone from government assistance to making a business selling tens of millions in sales and paying for a house with cash
[10:06] Starting up your business on Amazon
[14:01] The importance of making your own brand on Amazon
[17:53] How Amazing.com is helping people start their business
[24:41] What ONE THING you need to do to be on your way to having your own successful business