Roundup of Bootstrapper Events for December 2023

Roundup of events for bootstrappers in December 2023. Online and in-person events are offered at $10.

Roundup of December 2023 Bootstrapper Events

We offer online events for bootstrappers including Bootstrappers Breakfast and Lean Culture. There are also in-person Bootstrapper Breakfast meetings in Ft. Worth, San Francisco, and Silicon Valley. These events are for “entrepreneurs who eat problems for breakfast.”®

We have ten events this month to help you move your business forward. Join us as your interests dictate and schedule permits.

We are looking for entrepreneurs to share lessons learned: If you have reached a milestone in your entrepreneurial journey and would like to share lessons learned, please contact Theresa Shafer ( to explore scheduling a short briefing at a Bootstrapper Breakfast or a talk at a Lean Culture event. You must have attended a Bootstrapper Breakfast or Lean Culture event to be considered.

Fri Dec 1 9:00 am PST Silicon Valley Bootstrappers Breakfast (In Person) Downtown San Jose 

Thurs Dec 7  9:00 am CST Fort Worth Bootstrappers Breakfast (In Person) Ol’ South Pancake House 

Thurs Dec 7 8:00 am PST Drop in Mastermind

Fri Dec 8 9:00 am PST San Francisco Bootstrappers Breakfast (In Person) SPRO-Mission Bay/SOMA 

Weds Dec 13 8:30 am EST East Coast Bootstrappers Breakfast (Online) 

Weds Dec 13 11:00 am PST / 1:00 pm CST / 2:00 pm EST Lean Culture: Navigating the Startup Sales Maze: Brendan McAdams’ Expert Advice 

Brendan McAdams will talk about three key obstacles that consistently prevent early-stage entrepreneurs from getting customer adoption and traction, the fundamental customer engagement and acquisition skills and abilities that tech founders typically don’t know they need to be effective at and to leverage those abilities to move customers forward in the customer journey.

Brendan McAdams is the author of Sales Craft : Proven Tips, Practices and Ideas to Advance Your Sales Success, which emphasizes the importance of simple sales fundamentals as the key to sales effectiveness. He is past program director for the 2021 AccelerateBaltimore program, 2022-23 ETC Baltimore Entrepreneur-in-Residence, and serial mentor for TechStars and TEDCO. He hosts Let’s Chat Sales, a podcast focused specifically on B2B sales from the unique perspective of the early-stage startup founder, and is also the host of the upcoming Expert Medicine podcast, where he’ll interview expert physicians about complex cases and the future of medicine.

Fri Dec 15 9:00 am PST Mtn View Bootstrappers Breakfast at Red Rock Coffee (In Person) 

Tues Dec 19  8:00 am PST Silicon Valley Bootstrappers Breakfast (Online) 

Thurs Dec 21 8:30 am CST / 9:30 am EDT Chicago Bootstrappers Breakfast (Online) 

Fri Dec 29 9:00 am PST Silicon Valley Bootstrappers Breakfast (Online)  

Lightning Round Question for December 2023

Looking back over this past year, were some of your goals unrealistic or overly aggressive?  Have unexpected changes upset your original plans?

Trademarks: “Bootstrapper Breakfast” and “Entrepreneurs Who Eat Problems For Breakfast” are registered trademarks of SKMurphy, Inc.

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