He has been starting businesses online for a long time — some have failed, some have succeed in a massive way.
In 2005, he sold his first business InterMedia, to Bolt Media and joined Bolt as its President.
During his time at Bolt he co-founded WikiYou, which raised $500,000 from investors.
He went on and co-founded Yashi, a pioneer in the online video advertising industry and today is an award winning advertising technology company. Yashi has been named Inc. Magazine’s 5000 list of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America for three consecutive years, as well as numerous other awards.
In 2014, he was named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Award finalist.
Now, let’s hack…
What you will learn in this episode:
- Dealing with too many ideas and not enough time and resources
- How Jay’s discovery of email and chat rooms led him to online business
- Why and how Jay became one of the best line backers on New Jersey (hint: he wasn’t)
- How Jay has taken ideas from other people and turned them into businesses