ProteusThemes: from early days till today

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November 08, 2014

ProteusThemes: from early days till today

Talk for the #startupvelenje, how we started ProteusTheme and where we are today.

The best audience I had so far and I am very happy for that invitation!

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Primoz

November 08, 2014
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  1. Primoz Cigler, @primozcigler

  2. How pet project became full grown business

  3. EARLY DAYS

  4. Business I am talking about: selling premium themes on the

    ThemeForest
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  6. Students, trying to succeed online

  7. Passionate & good at what we did

  8. Tried out our skills

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  11. MIDDLE DAYS

  12. Our experiment = more $$$ than anything else

  13. Our experiment = something we LOVE to do

  14. Why we love it? • pick projects that inspires you

    • no deadlines • more profitable • can spend a lot of time for the things the clients usually don’t want to pay you for
  15. BUT

  16. We had other projects to run too

  17. It was HARD to start saying NO to clients...

  18. BUT

  19. ...that’s the FOCUS!

  20. We are still taking projects from clients...

  21. BUT

  22. ...we take only the BEST!

  23. NOWADAYS

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  25. The team has grown

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  29. We have an experience which projects we CAN and which

    we CANNOT take
  30. Increased the frequency of releases

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  32. WHAT we have LEARNED till TODAY

  33. 1. Share everything you can

  34. 2. Focus on one thing you’re good at

  35. Keep the FOCUS!

  36. 3. Connect/Work with the best people

  37. People are IMPORTANT!

  38. 4. And don’t forget...

  39. PET PROJECTS are AWESOME!

  40. Primož Cigler @primozcigler primoz@proteusnet.com