The Growth Leader’s Growth Engine | Chris Cera from Arcweb

We often think of startups as the manifestation of a dream—an entrepreneur has a vision, they leave their job and spend a couple of hard years scraping together the players and the product with the hopes of someday succeeding.

But startups can also be merely a vehicle to achieve a desired result. Large companies will found smaller companies to solve particular problems or advance an initiative. And in those cases, you probably don’t want to spend years putting a team together.

That’s why Chris Cera started his company, Arcweb, to offer other startups the teams they need to move quickly.

On this edition of UpTech Report, Chris discusses the various scenarios where outsourcing your startup team makes sense, and with the health industry being an active market for Arcweb, he explains how recent laws are opening up that sector for new opportunities.

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Chris Cera is the CEO of Arcweb Technologies, a diverse team of designers and software engineers who re-imagine digital products for their clients in the healthcare and financial industries. 

Arcweb Technologies is a Certified B Corporation, and was once recognized as one of the top 25 fastest growing software companies in the United States by the Inc 500. Both Arcweb Technologies and Chris have received multiple awards over the years recognizing growth and innovation, and Chris was once recognized as “Small Business Person of the Year” by the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce. 

Prior to Arcweb Technologies, Chris was the CTO and co-founder of Vuzit, a cloud document management software company that was acquired by Accusoft. Chris also co-founded Philly Startup Leaders, one of the city’s largest non-profit organizations dedicated to providing the region’s entrepreneurs with peer support, insights, and inspiration.

Chris has co-authored three awarded patents, numerous peer-reviewed publications, and holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Computer Science from Drexel University.  He resides in the Bella Vista neighborhood of Philadelphia with his wife, son, and daughter.



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