Building Culture through Inputs and Outputs with Matt Dorey of Factory Zero

February 7, 2013

8:00 pm

With his first interests being tae kwon do and computer programming, Matt Dorey shifted his focus and worked on his parents’ business at the age of  fifteen. In doing so, he realized he wanted to be successful. This realization changed his focus from tae kwon do and computer programming to being a success – which, in his mind, meant making money. He experienced the whole process of being passionate about something to raising funding to building a company to losing sight of his passion. He realized he could not do it anymore and thus stopped and unwired. Matt shares his journey to building culture through inputs and outputs in the video below.

All this led to the creation of Factory Zero, an innovation colony in San Francisco and the first location of Memento. They are looking at building colonies like it in other locations. is one of their first projects.

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Frank Gruber is the cofounder, CEO and Executive Editor of Tech.Co (formerly Tech Cocktail). He is the author of the book, Startup Mixology, Tech Cocktail’s Guide to Building, Growing, and Celebrating Startup Success. He is also a startup advisor and investor to startups. Find Frank Gruber online and follow him on Twitter at @FrankGruber.