33voices, interviews Ilya Pozin, founder of Ciplex.
Spotting the future
In a recent article for Wired, Tim O’Reilly was asked ‘how do you spot the future?’ And he responded by saying “I don’t really think I spot the future; I spot the things in the present that tell us something about the future. I look for interesting people. I find the cool kids and ask them ‘what are you doing?'”. One such cool dude, is Ilya Pozin, founder of Ciplex – a digital marketing agency and entrepreneurial columnist for Inc and Forbes. Ilya started building web sites like most web developers in the world, but what he saw that others missed, was the opportunity to help turn those web sites into productive and successful businesses. Today, he’s as much of an investor as he is an entrepreneur and his formula of sharing what he knows not only empowers the rest of us, more importantly, it’s what ignites his curiosity. Here’s how he spots the future —-