Author Archive: Matt Wilson
Matt Wilson is co-founder of Under30CEO.
After two years traveling and working from his laptop, Matt's official title became Adventurer in Residence, heading up Under30Media's travel company Under30Experiences.
If Matt is around he will be easy to spot as his long luxurious hair is generally flowing freely in the breeze.
Want the key to making more money? Stop being so damn nice. I’ve worked on saying “No” for way too long, and I’m still not good enough. For me, it’s nature and nurture. I’m pretty sure I was born nice… On top of that, I was nurtured by the nicest woman alive—my mother. Why isn’t […]
What did I want to be when I grew up? An explorer. Mercantilism, huge risk, huge reward, glory and fame, enormous leadership opportunities, the chance to make your mark on the world. It’s all a young entrepreneur’s dream. Sadly, uncharted waters, and the days of risking your crew’s life to discover new trade routes are […]
Over the past 4 months, I’ve had the opportunity to see some of the world’s most remarkable places, living and working remotely. Here are four key takeaways that I’ve observed seeing the world with a laptop and a backpack, focusing on making life simple… The Happiest People Do the Simplest Things In Costa Rica, Nicaragua, […]
Editor’s introduction: The following is a freehand journal entry by Under30Media Co-founder Matt Wilson. Matt has been working location independent since this summer and wanted to share with you his view of the world through the eyes of an entrepreneur living and working his ass off from paradise… here i am sitting in bali. absolutely […]
Under30Media is proud to invite you to our Under30Experiences: GREEN Business Tour to Costa Rica December 5 – 9, 2012. Our new educational travel brand is designed to expose entrepreneurs to developing markets in amazing parts of the world. During GREEN Business Tour Costa Rica you will experience: -How Costa Rica became a leader in clean technology and alternative energy -Why real […]
Over the last several months of traveling I’ve found that the people that are the happiest, are often the people with the least. What does that say about entrepreneurs who often strive to have it all? People in Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and where I am right now in Indonesia, enjoy drinking out of a coconut […]
I finally did it. I’m free. Here I am sitting by the pool in Bali. “Working.” Today, I surfed. I watched the sunset. I drank Balinese Coffee Luwak, I’m trying to learn two new languages… and still managed to put in about 10 solid hours of work in. I’m in paradise, and I’m happier than […]
Everyone comes to New York to make it big. If you are going out on your own and are looking to surround yourself with talented people in a collaborative environment, co-working is your best option. For other cities check out our list of 64 Co-working Spaces Every Entrepreneur Must Know, from our list of Top […]
Last summer, you voted on the Top 10 Cities for Young Entrepreneurs. Now, we’re listing all the innovative co-working workspaces in those cities. We have also added a handful of cities to the list that were suggested but didn’t make the top 10 in voting… Here are 64 co-working spaces for every entrepreneur… New Orleans: […]
Chris Dixon, Founder Collective The Co-founder of Site Advisor (acquired by McAfee) and Hunch (acquired by eBay) is quickly showing New York what our tech scene needs: successes. While we don’t have an east coast Paypal who’s founders have spun off organizations like Founders Fund, Linkedin, Tesla and SpaceX, we do have Chris Dixon. […]