AJ Vernet of Republic Project (Sizmek) shares how he pivoted a music platform into an innovative cloud based ad platform, got funded by Google Ventures and others, and acquired by Sizmek
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Things You Will Learn In This Interview
In this interview, AJ Vernet shares his entrepreneurial story and how he pivoted his original vision of creating a Music platform into an innovative cloud based Ad platform.
AJ and his team identified an opportunity to make the ad creation process for non-technical people easy and less expensive. Their innovative platform also allows easy sharing of Ads on social media (examples below).
They created a product within a matter of 9 months and formed strategic partnerships which provided them with exposure to a wider audience including Sizmek (Republic Project was recently acquired by Sizmek).
Here are a couple of examples of the capabilities of AJ’s ad platform. To view other examples, please visit the Facebook page.
People, Book Recommendations, and Resources of Interest Mentioned In This Interview
1. Venture 51
3. 500 Startups
4. MESA Global
6. Dave McClure