Jason Kulpa.

Founder & CEO of UE.co - Founder of The UE Foundation - Father

UE.co’s Roadmap to Success

UE.co’s Stellar Culture

UE.co’s CEO Jason Kupla believes goals, checklists, and roadmaps are key to a successful startup. But, the key for other businesses to reach the same long-term progress that the company is enjoying now is to find the distinctive working culture that would fit right for them. Have a working atmosphere that appropriately matches the company goals and direction. This, in essence, is what will drive a business to greater heights. Combined with a viable and productive framework that is backed up by a well-built plan, it’s easy to why UE lasted as it did. More than that, Kupla credits the knowledge and experience of everyone working at the company as the one vital element in his strategic vision in driving the company toward success. That’s why he believes in investing in their employees and in supporting the San Diego community.

How Jason Kulpa of UE.co Ensured Company Survival Through Changing Times

We all know that startup life can be incredibly unforgiving. One moment you’re reaping all the rewards and just as quickly, your business can be down in the gutter all in a matter of months or even weeks. This is why it’s a breath of fresh air to see UE.co go beyond the usual startup lifespan. Heading into year nine of business, UE.co has been recognized by Inc 5000 and other awards for its growth. 

 

Entrepreneurship- An Interview with Jason Kulpa

An interview with Jason Kulpa, CEO of UE.co about entrepreneurship.

What is life as an entrepreneur like?

JK: “As an entrepreneur, you have much more freedom to create a culture that is indicative of your location, employees, and company. This is my favorite part of the job. If I had to transition to a corporate culture, I would need to bring our company’s “Forum Team” idea with me. This program breaks up the company into cross-departmental teams which then compete in fun cultural events throughout the year for points. The teams not only encourage employees to work together across departments, but the events can help serve the community as well.”

What’s one mistake entrepreneurs can easily make when hiring their first employees?

JK: “When beginning the hiring process, it’s easy to get caught up in a candidate’s on-paper experience. However, it’s important to remember other attributes that make a successful employee, too. Ensuring the candidate is a good culture fit for your company is almost equally as important, so make sure to also look at their working style, personality, and collaboration skills. Try incorporating riddles, or obscure questions that relate to the thinking process in interviews. How someone handles a riddle can be a good indication of their work style.”