This week on the Exit: From selling lemonade to neighbors to figuring out ways to improve the economic models of tennis lessons, Matt Heiman always had an entrepreneurial mindset. In his twenties, he landed the dream job with an investment bank in Toronto. A few years later Matt found himself at a crossroads in his career, and that’s when he was approached by one of the UK’s largest mobile companies at the time. He decided to join the company, and this marked the beginning of his entrepreneurial career. Matt has numerous exits under his belt, including the one of Mobix Interactive, which exited to a Nasdaq listed business for $20M, and Diagonal View, a digital company best known for the production of the football YouTube channel, The Football Daily. The company was acquired by British Broadcasting empire Sky PLC in 2017. Listen to find out all the details of the exit of one of the first mobile digital video production and social media companies.
Matt Heiman is currently the Founder and CEO of The Game Day, a New York based sports media venture. Matt’s career began in banking in Toronto, Canada and he is now approaching his 20th year as an entrepreneur in London, UK. He has successfully started and exited two digital media businesses to large cap listed acquirers. In 2017 Matt sold Diagonal View to Sky PLC. Diagonal View is a global leader in digital video production and social media. Matt launched and invested in leading digital media and e-commerce businesses like Mobix Interactive, and as their CEO he facilitated a 8-figure exit.
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