Tom Cruz was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and moved to the United States when he was six. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a degree in Finance. After successfully clearing $100,000 running an ecommerce website in high school, Tom wanted a more scalable and passive income stream through the internet. He started a web development company - AptoHosting.com - when his freshman year of college. Since then Apto Hosting has grown and is currently hosting over 500 websites in 10 different countries. Tom gives us his insight and success to date from launching a business from nothing to running a 6 employee operation at just the young age of 22. He has built a reputation for getting their clients to the top of the search engines for competitive and profitable keywords.