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Matt Ackerson Shares Personal Background

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  • Date Added : 4/15/2011
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Matt Ackerson

  • Founder and CEO, PetoVera
  • male
  • Caucasian
  • 1987 (Age: 33 years old)
  • Matt Ackerson - Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration 2011 Panel - Managing Your Career: Lessons from Entrepreneurs
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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.

My name is Matt Ackerson. I guess I would describe myself as a recovering serial entrepreneur. As an undergraduate, I started three different businesses. I have since learned the power of focus. I graduated from ILR in 2009. As an undergraduate, I won first place, along with my team, for Scribble...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 4 Matt Ackerson Shares Personal Background
  • Matt Ackerson - Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration 2011 Panel - Managing Your Career: Lessons from Entrepreneurs
  • 4/15/2011
  • Matt Ackerson
  • 1 min. 34 sec.
Video 2 of 4 Matt Ackerson Discusses Becoming Passionate About Idea of Entrepreneurship
  • Matt Ackerson - Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration 2011 Panel - Managing Your Career: Lessons from Entrepreneurs
  • 4/15/2011
  • Matt Ackerson
  • 1 min. 34 sec.
Video 3 of 4 Matt Ackerson States Businesses Are Moving Data Online
  • Matt Ackerson - Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration 2011 Panel - Managing Your Career: Lessons from Entrepreneurs
  • 4/15/2011
  • Matt Ackerson
  • 0 min. 33 sec.
Video 4 of 4 Matt Ackerson States Importance of Selling Even Before You Have A Product
  • Matt Ackerson - Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration 2011 Panel - Managing Your Career: Lessons from Entrepreneurs
  • 4/15/2011
  • Matt Ackerson
  • 0 min. 47 sec.

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