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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.

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Why You Should Treat Your Business Like Your Boring 9-5: Put in as Little As Possible

Why You Should Treat Your Business Like Your Boring 9-5: Put in as Little As Possible

| January 12, 2012 | 13 Comments

Yup, I said it.  Who remembers their boring 9-5 job, where you slacked off and did as little as possible to get by?  2 hour lunches, coffee breaks that turned into 2 hour lunches, mornings on ESPN and Perez Hilton, shopping trips disguised as doctors appointments.  I even have a friend who goes and sees […]

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New Years Resolutions 2.0: How to Cut the Noise & Focus on What You Want (Without Punching Santa)

New Years Resolutions 2.0: How to Cut the Noise & Focus on What You Want (Without Punching Santa)

| December 22, 2011 | 10 Comments

We all know that the holidays are supposed to be a time to celebrate with friends and family, reflect on the year that passed, take a break from our busy day to day lives and start planning how to make the following year even better. But is that really what you’ll be doing this holiday […]

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Why I Fired My Best Friend

Why I Fired My Best Friend

| December 21, 2011 | 32 Comments

“Matt, you just aren’t the type of person that makes those around you better,” I was once told…. while I don’t like to swear, all I can think is “f*ck that guy”.  I’ve never been more insulted in my life. That’s Bulletin Board Material I should pin that quote up in the locker room, or […]

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Everyone Has a Number. What’s Yours?

Everyone Has a Number. What’s Yours?

| December 9, 2011 | 5 Comments

Everyone has a number.  No, I’m not asking for your number ladies… I’m asking what it would take.  What would it take for you to quit your startup and work for someone else.  Okay, maybe you wouldn’t be fetching coffee all the time, but seriously, what would it take for you to work your ass […]

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How to Create an Amazing Network of People Around the Globe

How to Create an Amazing Network of People Around the Globe

| December 6, 2011 | 5 Comments

It happened.  I’m not exactly sure when and I’m not exactly sure how, but I’ll try to explain.  Three years ago, Jared and I were sitting in his grandparents basement, imagining one day that with Under30CEO we’d be able point to a spot in the globe, show up and have an amazing network of like […]

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Why This Pitch Competition Has Turned Into New York’s Hottest Investor Feedback Forum

Why This Pitch Competition Has Turned Into New York’s Hottest Investor Feedback Forum

| December 6, 2011 | 1 Comment

Today, I’m proud to announce that I’ll be teaming up with Graham Lawlor to host New York’s Ultra Light Startups Event.  If you’ve never attended the event before, it’s grown into one of New York’s hottest Investor Feedback Forums.  Eight to ten startups come and present their ideas in two minute or less to an […]

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How and Why The Lean Startup is Becoming the Standard for Hockey Stick Growth

How and Why The Lean Startup is Becoming the Standard for Hockey Stick Growth

| December 5, 2011 | 10 Comments

  There is a movement going on in Silicon Valley and beyond.  It has captured the cover of Inc Magazine, The New York Times Best Seller List, conferences and meetups everywhere.  The Lean Startup by Eric Ries explains How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses.   Eric is the co-founder of IMVU, […]

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8 Little Known Ways to Show Confidence Without Being Cocky

8 Little Known Ways to Show Confidence Without Being Cocky

| November 28, 2011 | 13 Comments

There is nothing worse in the world of business than classic egotistical arrogance.  Everyone know’s that guy who just can’t help but tell everyone how awesome he is.  But the truth is–if he was really that cool, why would he have to tell everyone? The real trick is mastering the confidence that comes with humility. […]

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Entrepreneurs: Start Asking the Tough Questions

Entrepreneurs: Start Asking the Tough Questions

| November 22, 2011 | 11 Comments

For months we’ve been saying it at Under30CEO.  “Why don’t these startups ever get asked the tough questions?…Why doesn’t anyone have the heart to tell them their business is setup to fail?” We’re Guilty Too We’re the biggest cheerleaders out there.  Yay, Gen-Y entrepreneurship we say. But in all seriousness, we run Under30CEO to help […]

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27 year old CEO Claims His Second IPO & Signs Tiger Woods to Endorse

27 year old CEO Claims His Second IPO & Signs Tiger Woods to Endorse

| November 22, 2011 | 16 Comments

Today, at Under30CEO we’re publishing an interview with 27 year old Adam Adler, CEO of Fuse Science, our first Under30CEO running a publicly traded company, ticker symbol: DROP.  With a 27 year old CEO at the helm, Fuse Science has signed Tiger Woods, Michael Vick, David Ortiz and Arian Foster to their list of endorsers of […]

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