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E183: His First Company Got Acquired By Google But He’s Still Hustling Big Time With Mark Cummins
19th June 2018 • Breakthrough Success • Marc Guberti
00:00:00 00:32:45

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Mark Cummins is the co-founder of Pointy, a product that makes it incredibly easy for retailers to get all of their products displayed online. The growing company has been featured in prominent places like TechCrunch, Forbes, NBC, the Wall Street Journal, and many others. Before co-founding Pointy, today’s guest was the CEO of Plink. After that company got acquired by Google, he served as one of Google’s senior software engineers for three years.


Quotes To Remember:

“Knowledge, as you implement it, that is power.”

“Doing door-to-door (marketing) was quite valuable.”

“You have to have high tolerance for the unknown and high tolerance for risk.”

“You should optimize for success not for item.”

“You have to have something credible to bring to the investor.”“After fundraising, it’s basically just a networking exercise.”

What You’ll Learn:

  • Attracting Retailers for Your Business
  • Steps on Building a Product
  • Tips on Marketing a Product
  • Fundraising for a Business Idea


Key Links From The Show:

Mark’s Site, Pointy



Recommended Books:

Content Marketing Secrets by Marc Guberti

How Brands Grow: What Marketers Don't Know by Byron Sharp

The Beginning of Infinity by David Deutsch

The Quantum Thief by Hannu Rajaniemi