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Silicon Valley May 2016 Roundup

BB Channels: @bootstrappers | LinkedIn Group | Blog | Meetups: SV | SF | East Bay A roundup of events for May 2016 for Bootstrappers Breakfast "Make every decision--whether to expand the business, raise money, promote  someone--according to what's best for your customers." Derek Sivers San Francisco Bootstrapper Breakfast Wed-May-4 at 9am at Specialty's on 1

Silicon Valley January 2016 Event Roundup

BB Channels: @bootstrappers | LinkedIn Group | Blog | Meetups: SV | SF | East Bay A roundup of events for January 2016 for Bootstrappers Breakfast "We're already being studied by the future." George Murray San Francisco Bootstrapper Breakfast Wed-Jan-6 at 9am at Specialty's on Post St. Palo Alto Bootstrapper Breakfast Fri-Jan-8 at 7:30am at

Handout From “Expense Tracking” Sunnyvale Nov-17-2015

At the Sunnyvale Bootstrapper Breakfast on Tue-Nov-17 we had a briefing on "A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned: Bring Your Money Saving Tips" We will have a roundtable discussion about money saving tips and tips for tracking business expenses. Tri Hoang, a business owner for over ten years, is our featured guest attendee. She

Silicon Valley November 2015 Event Roundup

Community Channels: Yahoo Group | @bootstrappers | LinkedIn Group | Blog | SV-Meetup | SF-Meetup Warning End of Year Dates in Calendar May Be Closer Than They Appear A roundup of events in the last two months of 2015 for Bootstrappers Providing Fixed Price Consulting Thu-Nov-12 6pm Sunnyvale A briefing by Carl Angotti--a frequent Bootstrapper

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We manage all registration on meetup and as you RSVP a large PAY NOW button comes up.  

Recap from Palo Alto June 5, 2015

We had a great conversation in Palo Alto this morning in the back room at Hobees. Here are some notes I took. We talked about the work/work balance that bootstrappers need to manage: working a day job to stay solvent and working mornings, lunchtime, nights and weekends to prospect and do product development for your

Eli Angote on Bootstrapping TheBestNotary.Net

Eli gave a great talk on bootstrapping TheBestNotary.net at Red Rock In Mountain view this morning. He talked candidly about the challenges of scaling a service business using technology. He had a great handout which is shown below:

Pete Tormey: When To Apply For a Patent

This is a guest blog by Pete Tormey, one of the moderators for our San Francisco and East Bay Bootstrappers Breakfasts. Pete is serial entrepreneur and a patent attorney, his firm is Antero Tormey. Pete is also the author of “Startup Guide to Intellectual Property: Early Stage Protection of IP.” It’s a great primer written in a clear conversational style that is practical and to the point. It answers the the basic intellectual property questions for startup founders.

Founder Institute events in Silicon Valley!

The Bootstrappers Breakfast team in Silicon Valley would like to invite you to attend the following events hosted by the Founder Institute: The 60 Minute MVP with Justin Wilcox CTO, Nimbus Health 2014-09-30, 06:30 PM http://FI.co/e/26391 Founder Institute Information Session 2014-10-07, 06:30 PM http://FI.co/e/26381 Startup Pitch Bootcamp with Adeo Ressi 2014-10-15, 06:30 PM http://FI.co/e/26371 The Founder

Startup Shark Tank Showcase event in San Francisco – Demo and pitch – Sep 19

Startup pitch and demo event will be held at Ruby Sky in San Francisco on Friday Spetember 19th. Sign up and get tickets here -  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/september-startups-shark-tank-showcase-demopitch-expo-business-mixer-tickets-12782888965 Read more - http://www.meetup.com/Startups-Showcase/events/163211322/ Startups[Shank]Showcase Demo+Pitch Expo & Business Mixer  is open to all Startups in all business verticals!  The event is judged by industry Pro's, VC's and Angels!  AGENDA: 5:30 PM – Attendees Check-In 6:00 PM – Business Nworking