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 Hobees
Featured Attendee: Dr. Alastair Hood, PhD CEO of Verdafero A frequent attendee at the Palo Alto breakfast, Dr. Hood will talk about lessons learned bootstrapping Verdafero.
East Bay Bootstrapper Breakfast Tue-Jan-12 at 9am at Rockridge Cafe in Oakland
“Without the resolve to act, reflection and research are only entertainments.”
Beston Jack Abrams
2016 Business Planning for Consultants Thu-Jan-14 at 6pm at Roundtable in Sunnyvale
Sean Murphy of SKMurphy, Inc. will facilitate a peer-to-peer discussion with other experienced PATCA consultants that will help you to look back at 2015 to gather lessons learned and apply them to you plans for 2016. Bring your 2016 plans–and 2015 lessons learned–and let’s get a jump-start on 2016. Cost is $10 includes pizza and drink.
“The key to eternal happiness is low overhead and no debt.”
SKMurphy Mastermind: Revenue Growth Planning For Your Business in 2016
9:30am Sat-Jan-16 Pacific Business Centers 1250 Oakmead, Suite 210, Sunnyvale, CA
Join us for the upcoming Open House. Bring your 2016 plans–and 2015 lessons learned–and let’s get a jump-start on 2016. This meetup will be most useful for entrepreneurs in technology or expertise enabled businesses.
Sunnyvale Bootstrapper Breakfast Tue-Jan-19 7:30am at Faz (New Venue)
Coco’s closed so this month is at Faz at 1108 North Mathilda Ave. Featured Attendee: George Thomas, CEO of Action Printer Repair A regular attendee, George has offered some share some lessons learned bootstrapping his business, or as he says “some things I did that worked out pretty well and some others that were mistakes.”
A heads up for a very interesting breakfast in February
Mountain View Bootstrappers Breakfast Fri-Feb-26 9am at Red Rock Coffee
Featured Attendee: Anne Cohen of Disability Health Access In a valley of innovators, where contacts are a commodity, how do you weave a network that doesn’t just launch your next company but builds a foundation for sustaining your future? Anne Cohen will explain how she carved out a niche in a field dominated by large corporations and government agencies.
Looking for entrepreneurs to share lessons learned: If you know someone who would be a good featured attendee for 2016 we are looking for folks willing to share lessons learned from their entrepreneurial journey. Here are summaries of two recent talks:
Sean Murphy www.skmurphy.com 408-252-9676
See our November 2015 Newsletter on Referrals