Zach Ferres

Zach Ferres

Guest Writer
CEO of Coplex

Zach Ferres is the CEO of Coplex, a nationally-ranked startup accelerator that works with industry experts to start successful tech companies.

More From Zach Ferres

Entrepreneurial ecosystems

Rise Of The Rest: Why Tech Startups No Longer Need To Be In Major Tech Hubs To Succeed

With the democratization of technology, high-growth tech companies no longer to need to be in major tech hubs to succeed.
Location

5 Winning Strategies for Building a Tech Business Beyond the Bay Area

Tech startups have finally cracked the code to succeeding outside San Francisco. Will they make it last?
recession

The Recession Is Coming: How to Set Up Your Company for Survival

Right now, the VC market feels as effervescent as a bottle of Mo√ęt. Here's what to do if and when the fizz goes flat.
Startup Financing

Why Tech Startups Can't Seem to Stop Flushing Cash Down the Toilet

Companies with more money than sense might survive for a time, but only those with a good business model and good business-building habits will succeed.
Funding

How To Get The First Investment In Your Idea-Stage MENA Startup

The MENA region is a fertile ground for startup innovation, but entrepreneurs must be smart about how they pursue initial rounds of funding.
Venture Capital

3 Ways to Play the VC Game if You're Not a White Guy

The current VC model is skewed to favor the style of male-run companies. Here's how women and minorities can get a seat at the table.
Business Events

The How-To: Using A 'Shadow Conference' To Strike Deals

The connections you forge outside of crowded conference halls will make your next trip the most successful one yet.
Scalability

Scalability Secrets From One of America's Fastest-Growing Software Startups

Gil Dudkiewicz of StartApp weighs in on how he scaled his company up to $37.2 million revenue in just a few years.
Innovation

'The Jetsons' World Is Becoming Reality. Innovators, Start Your Engines.

A flying car, worth more than $1 million, went on display in April. Delivery is expected by 2020.
Growth Strategies

Does Your Startup Need To Hire A CTO? Five Alternatives To Adding A Full-Time Executive Partner

Instead of buying into the hype surrounding CTOs and the startup scene, consider these five alternatives to adding a full-time executive partner.
VC Funding

The Secret to Accessing Startup Funding? Treat It the Same Way You Do Sales.

By doing this, you'll shorten your path to checks, alleviate stress related to disorganization and sharpen your company's system-building skills.
Business Coaching

Coaching: The Best-Kept Secret to Growing as an Entrepreneur

A good coach can turn raw talent into refined expertise and refined talent into renowned success. But how do we bridge "the coaching gap"?
Venture Capitalists

VCs Are Starving -- Starving! -- for Solid Investments: 5 Ways to Take Advantage

Believe it or not, it's a founder's market right now.
Leadership Skills

5 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From OSU Coach Urban Meyer

Are you ready to up your leadership game? Take a page from this winning coach's playbook.
Entrepreneur Ecosystems

Raising Capital In The MENA Region: The How-To

With an emerging group of hungry international talent and the capital to fuel it, MENA deals could soon close the gap with those in the U.S.
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