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Cem Erdem at Minneapolis BB Thu-Mar-27

Cem Erdem (@CemErdem) started one of the first ISPs in MN in '94, was instrumental in the growth of a dot com start-up 1995-96, created Internet strategy, architecture, infrastructure for a Fortune 500 company 1997-98, lead the e-business division of a consulting company and consulted for small to Fortune 100 companies on e-business vision and

Greetings from Northeast

Even though it was 15 below the morning of our January meeting, we still had a pretty good turn out at the Minneapolis Bootstrapper Breakfast. Here are a couple of things we talked about: We had a guest speaker, Chad Halvorson, CEO of thisClicks. Chad talked about how he built his business and some of

Minneapolis Bootstrappers Breakfast Welcomes Startup Founder Aaron Kardell

Aaron Kardell, founder of MobileRealtyApps.com, a hot Minnesota based start-up providing best in class mobile solutions for brokers, agents, and MLSs, will join us this month to share his experience building MobileRealtyApps. Aaron is a successful serial entrepreneur and highly regarded in the Twin Cities tech community. I’m sure he’ll have some great lessons learned

Joe Sriver, DoApp Founder, at Minneapolis BB Thu-Sep-27-2012

Kevin Spreng writes: Joe Sriver (@JAWSriver), the founder of DoApp, will join us this Thursday morning at the Minneapolis Bootstrapper Breakfast. He will tell us a bit about his story and DoApp, it should be an awesome discussion.  Before founding DoApp in 2007, Joe worked at Google as its first user interface (UI) designer. He

End of Summer Update

It is the end of summer and if it's been awhile since you've been to Bootstrappers Breakfast meeting, please join us again for some real conversation and invite a friend too, someone who's interested in learning from the mistakes of others and where ideas are exchanged and notes compared. Here's what attendees are saying: "Great

Bootstrapping or Just Can’t Raise Money – Is there a Difference? Does it Really Matter?

Minneapolis: Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 7:30 AM (register) As suggested by the group, we will have a topic for Minneapolis’ next meeting discussion – Bootstrapping or Just Can’t Raise Money – Is there a Difference? Does it Really Matter? My hope is that through this discussion we will hit on several of the more

Minneapolis Bootstrappers Breakfast® Gives Tech Startup Owners Summertime Support

MINNEAPOLIS, June 5, 2012 -- With coffee in hand and tablets, laptops or pens at the ready, technology entrepreneurs in Minneapolis will network, problem-solve and compare notes during a series of Bootstrappers Breakfast® meetings this summer (http://www.meetup.com/Bootstrappers-Breakfast-Minneapolis/). The next Minneapolis Bootstrappers Breakfast will kick off at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, June 28, 2012 at Wilde Roast

Ever wish you had an app to see what attendees around the table were working on?

We are trying an experiment at the Minneapolis Bootstrapper Breakfast with a mobile app to facilitate introductions and view profiles of the attendees sitting around the table. The app has been developed by http://www.linkedin.com/pub/richard-perry/9/62/87b Richard Perry of http://iconnexus.com/ iConnexUS, a regular attendee at the breakfast. Kevin Spreng, the moderator for the Minneapolis breakfasts was interested

Univ Of Minnesota Technology Showcase Jan 19, 2012

The Office for Technology Commercialization invites you to learn more about emerging software technologies and startup opportunities from the University of Minnesota. Don't miss a presentation from special guest, University of Minnesota Computer Science Professor, John Riedl, entitled "Motivating Active Participation in Social Media Networks." The showcase will feature technologies including: Transportation Driver Assistive System:

Justin Kaufenberg At Bootstrappers Breakfast Minneapolis

Justin Kaufenberg, CEO and Co-Founder of TST Media, will be joining us this Thursday (August 25th, 2011) to tell us about his entrepreneurial journey.  TST just closed a round of financing with El Dorado Ventures but, as Justin said, “that was preceded by a couple of pretty gritty bootstrapping years.” Link to news:  http://tech.mn/news/2011/08/22/tst-media-el-dorado-ventures/ Venue: