Matt Mickiewicz Success Story: Founder of Sitepoint, 99designs, &

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Matt Mickiewicz is the co-founder of one of the gigantic web community, information sharing and one of the first Melbourne-based online forums He is also founded the premier online destination for websites flipping-in-auction,, and an online platform for designers that has crowdsourced projects of design for thousands of small businesses as well as reputed brand names including Dish Networks, Adidas, TiVo, Wikipedia and many more. 

And back then, Entrepreneur Success Stories are going to tell you about Matt's entrepreneurial carrer which will inspiring you so depply down.

* Matt’s entrepreneurial career began at the age 15 whilst in high school when he managed an advertising deal worth $10,000. He bought his first BMW with even before he was 17 and still at school.

Matt Mickiewicz is far from your average 29-year-old. He launched in 1999 to educate web developers and help them build their businesses at age 14 and has never really looked back. 

He partnered with an Australian marketing expert and re-launched the site as in 2000, quickly growing it into a profitable multi-million dollar company without any venture capital or outside funding. The site is now ranked #845 in the world in terms of overall web visits according to Alexa web rankings, but that's only a small part of what he's working on today.

Mickiewicz barely finished high school as he was already making more money than his teachers and has since founded two additional highly profitable sites in and His three sites combined are turning over $20 million in revenue.  With the interest that each business has had in the past year, a conservative combined estimate as to the value of all three companies is about $100 million.

As he prepares to launch his fifth site,, in the first quarter of 2011, Mickiewicz shares his unique insight on being a young entrepreneur, why business school is not for everyone and the excitement around startup costs to launch an Internet company today.

From 2008 on, he has been playing an active role in promoting 99designs, and has successfully established it as #1 online marketplace for crowdsourced graphic design. In less than 4 years, 99designs has paid over $30 million to its designer community. In 2010, the company was awarded Webby People’s Voice Award for being the ‘Best Web Service & Application’ of the year.

In June 2009, Matt Mickiewicz and his business partner Mark Harbottle founded which sells more than $3 million worth of website and domains every month. At present, Flippa ranks #1 among the marketplaces for buying and selling websites.

Mickiewicz now is the inspiration for webmasters around the world. his website, has helped webmasters to learn about the web, how to sell, buy books or learn coding and make a twitter background.

His advice to young entrepreneurs, "People who say that the large capital required to print a lot of money is people who make excuses. Create a great value to others by providing solutions like never before. "

If you are young entrepreneur, I guess you need to hear and explore your talent and try to figure out what other people really need most in their life. The the money will come out and fill in to your life so quickly.
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