San Francisco, California, United States
Patrick Murray is an entrepreneur that thrives on fun business ventures that add value to the world.
Patrick grew up in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, PA and started "hustling" at a very young age. When not buying and selling baseball cards at local flea markets, you could find Patrick delivering newpapers around the neighborhood, doing odd jobs for Aunts and Uncles, or plotting new ways of making money with friends.
Patrick tried the formal route of business plans and funding in high school, but decided to start making money the informal way while attending Pennsylvania State University. He invested in a horse, bought and sold school books, manufactured clothing, imported products from China, and even took out trash in exchange for empty cans (aluminum was doing well at this point). All of this experience led him to becoming an executive producer and actor in the award winning film “Laid Off”.
Since his graduation from the Smeal College of Business at Penn State in 2010, Patrick has started and exited several successful businesses that have all shown profits in the first year including: Pilot Taxi and Shuttle, LLC, The Sonas Group, LLC, Half Off Theme Parks, LLC, and LA Discount Tickets, LLC. Patrick prides himself with his ability to enter competitive markets, and find a place for his companies to compete.
In 2013 Patrick moved to San Francisco to co-found the startup Way.com, where he led the parking vertical to a $10M+ run-rate (and had an HBO's "Silicon Valley" character based off of him) . Patrick is currently CEO and Co-Founder of NOSON, the start-up that makes it simple and affordable for people to get to the airport. He is a member of the National Parking Association's 40 Under 40, and sits on the Park Equity Advisory Board.