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Matt Ackerson Discusses Balancing Startup With Academics

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  • Date Added : 12/5/2007
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Matt Ackerson

  • Founder and CEO, Scrimple.com
  • male
  • Caucasian
  • 1987 (Age: 33 years old)
  • Matt Ackerson - Interview - Scrimple.com
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Biography

Matt Ackerson is a self-taught artist and computer programmer who started three businesses as an undergraduate at Cornell before graduating in Spring 2009. One of thoese businesses was Scrimple.com - a Web site featuring printable coupons for Ithaca establishments.

His latest venture, PetoVera, is best described as a web design business, and is Ackerson's fourth and final company which he plans to run and grow for the rest of his life.

Matt Ackerson is a graduate of Cornell University.

Well I'm actually still working on learning how to do that. In terms of balancing student life, academic life, getting assignments in on time and keeping up with all the work while running the business on the side and in terms of finding a good balance, I would recommend to anyone who is starting a...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 16 Matt Ackerson Provides Background to Company, Scrimple.com
  • Matt Ackerson - Interview - Scrimple.com
  • 12/5/2007
  • Matt Ackerson
  • 1 min. 12 sec.
Video 2 of 16 Matt Ackerson States Business Planning Is Important Because It Helps You Plan For The Future Of the Company
  • Matt Ackerson - Interview - Scrimple.com
  • 12/5/2007
  • Matt Ackerson
  • 0 min. 32 sec.
Video 3 of 16 Matt Ackerson States Business Plan Is a Living Document
  • Matt Ackerson - Interview - Scrimple.com
  • 12/5/2007
  • Matt Ackerson
  • 0 min. 49 sec.
Video 4 of 16 Matt Ackerson States Importance of Building Brand Identity
  • Matt Ackerson - Interview - Scrimple.com
  • 12/5/2007
  • Matt Ackerson
  • 1 min. 28 sec.
Video 5 of 16 Matt Ackerson Discusses Desire To Bring Business Partners On Board
  • Matt Ackerson - Interview - Scrimple.com
  • 12/5/2007
  • Matt Ackerson
  • 1 min. 17 sec.
Video 6 of 16 Matt Ackerson States Managing People Requires Respect
  • Matt Ackerson - Interview - Scrimple.com
  • 12/5/2007
  • Matt Ackerson
  • 1 min. 33 sec.
Video 7 of 16 Matt Ackerson Discusses Initial Funding For Project
  • Matt Ackerson - Interview - Scrimple.com
  • 12/5/2007
  • Matt Ackerson
  • 1 min. 30 sec.
Video 8 of 16 Matt Ackerson States Importance Of Researching Viability Of Company Before Seeking Funding
  • Matt Ackerson - Interview - Scrimple.com
  • 12/5/2007
  • Matt Ackerson
  • 1 min. 31 sec.
Video 9 of 16 Matt Ackerson Discusses Next Stage of Scrimple.com's Funding
  • Matt Ackerson - Interview - Scrimple.com
  • 12/5/2007
  • Matt Ackerson
  • 1 min. 30 sec.
Video 10 of 16 Matt Ackerson Discusses Importance of Perseverance and Having The Right People On Board
  • Matt Ackerson - Interview - Scrimple.com
  • 12/5/2007
  • Matt Ackerson
  • 2 min. 12 sec.
Video 11 of 16 Matt Ackerson States Business Is All About People
  • Matt Ackerson - Interview - Scrimple.com
  • 12/5/2007
  • Matt Ackerson
  • 2 min. 27 sec.
Video 12 of 16 Matt Ackerson States Entrepreneurs Need Passion, Persistence and Patience
  • Matt Ackerson - Interview - Scrimple.com
  • 12/5/2007
  • Matt Ackerson
  • 2 min. 5 sec.
Video 13 of 16 Matt Ackerson Discusses Balancing Startup With Academics
  • Matt Ackerson - Interview - Scrimple.com
  • 12/5/2007
  • Matt Ackerson
  • 1 min. 48 sec.
Video 14 of 16 Matt Ackerson States Advantage of Being a Young Entrepreneur Is That You Don't Have Other Obligations
  • Matt Ackerson - Interview - Scrimple.com
  • 12/5/2007
  • Matt Ackerson
  • 1 min. 24 sec.
Video 15 of 16 Matt Ackerson Discusses How He Built His Network
  • Matt Ackerson - Interview - Scrimple.com
  • 12/5/2007
  • Matt Ackerson
  • 1 min. 29 sec.
Video 16 of 16 Matt Ackerson States Entrepreneurs Put Their Heart and Soul Into The Business
  • Matt Ackerson - Interview - Scrimple.com
  • 12/5/2007
  • Matt Ackerson
  • 3 min. 1 sec.

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