Presentation on theme: "5 Secrets To Surviving The Startup Jungle The Startup Jungle With Mike Seiman, CEO of CPX Interactive."— Presentation transcript:
5 Secrets To Surviving The Startup Jungle The Startup Jungle With Mike Seiman, CEO of CPX Interactive
What we’ll cover About Me About CPX Interactive The Story of CPX Mike’s Five Killer Secrets
Mike Seiman Co-founded CPX Interactive while a college student at Hofstra University in 2001 CPX’s CEO since its inception E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Semi-Finalist 2009 & 2010 Long Island Business Network ‘40 Under 40’ 2013 Advisory Board Member of Hofstra University, Board of Directors Hebrew Educational Society and Children International CEO and Founder / Chairman, Board of Directors
A comprehensive digital media company We serve over 4.5 billion impressions daily We have 10+ years of experience in digital Inc. Magazine’s list of fastest growing privately-held advertising companies in 2008 & 2009 OnMedia Top 100 Private Company 2012 & 2013
In the early 2000s, I was a self-motivated publisher who found ways to make online advertising more efficient. Bootstrapped my way to success. Still bootstrapping as CPX has never taken any significant investment. CPX Interactive is now more than 95 employees strong. The Story of CPX (a Prelude)
The Story of CPX
Now…The Five Killer Secrets to surviving the startup jungle
Killer Secret #1 1.Stay motivated. Don't give up when times are tough. Don't settle when things are going well.
Killer Secret #2 2.Love building your company. You can be motivated by success and money but if that’s all its about, you’ll never be GREAT.
Killer Secret #3 3.Find a good life balance. Every entrepreneur knows they need to be on call 24/7 but at least manage to be available while doing fun things.
Killer Secret #4 4.Build a team of friends. There is no better way to get through the tough times and enjoy the successes than to be surrounded by friends.
Killer Secret #5 5.Build a profitable business right away. Don't forsake profits just for the hope of a later pay day. This helps you remain in full control.
5 killer secrets review 1.Stay motivated. 2.Love building your company. 3.Find a good life balance. 4.Build a team of friends. 5.Build a profitable business right away.
We found our way out of the jungle!
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