Episode 1: How To Communicate Successfully In A Startup Environment – Zach Ferres

On today’s episode we welcome Zach Ferres, CEO of Coplex.

Topics include:
Zach’s background in college and early career in entrepreneurship.

Building a dream team of colleagues and relocating across the country.

Zach’s experiences as an interim and then permanent CEO at Coplex.

Communication skills and the role it plays in founding and running a startup.

Using expertise and experience to guide presentations and pitches.

Humor, care and self-awareness in communication throughout your professional and personal life.

Zach’s favorite speakers and why they inspire him.

Advice from Zach to any young CEO trying to build something successful.

About Zach Ferres:

Zach Ferres is the CEO at Coplex, a startup accelerator that helps non-coding, industry experts start successful tech companies. He is also a Founding Partner at Coplex Ventures. He started his first company when he was 15. At 16, he started BounceHost, a web hosting company in his hometown of Bellevue, Ohio.

In 2016, he had a portfolio venture, Pluto TV, hit a $100M+ valuation and he coordinated a management buyout to buy the company from the original founders. Since its inception, Coplex has helped start over 250 startup companies around the globe.

Learn more about Zach Ferres at Zach FerresCoplexLinkedIn, and Twitter.