Matt Hollingshead is the CEO of Hifyre, a web and mobile app developer based on Hamilton, Canada.

Back in 1999, Hollingshead and some friends launched their first agency called factor[e], which ended up generating $1 million in sales within its first 24 months.

Today Hollingshead is the CEO of Hifyre, a web & mobile development shop that’s working with Fortune 500 and fast growth startups.

Hollingshead joins us to share his story, how he got into business, what it was like building various consumer agencies over the last 19 years, why it’s important to work hard and talk about that work, how he sees the future of freelancing and studios evolving, and much more.

Hack To Start is a weekly podcast focused on interesting people and the innovative ways they achieve success hosted by @FrancoVarriano and @TylerCopeland.

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