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Founder Of WeRateDogs Visits WVU Tech

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BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – WVU Tech’s Launch Lab is where Student shares their ideas and make ideas come to reality.

Today’s Launch Lab hosted Matt Nelson, the founder of the popular Twitter account WeRateDogs. Today marks Launch Lab’s first speaker of the start up success stories. His twitter account has over 10 million followers and built his business through merchandising. We asked him how he came up with his idea?

“Me writing to reach more people and I figured out that dogs were the medium to do that. I was on twitter while before I started it and I grew an audience of around 10 thousand just by telling jokes. So, I first thought of the idea I had that audience to market to and but I passed myself in followers within 5 days” said,  Matt Nelson

He told the audience if you have passion and drive you can be in successful in anything you do!



Tyler Barker

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