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July is Lean Canvas Planning Month in Silicon Valley

As a short exercise at the breakfast, entrepreneurs will review their lean canvas with the group. We will share how to fill it out and take advantage of it.  It's not a requirement that you fill out the complete canvas--in fact if it's your first time it's recommended that you just focus on Customer, Problem, and

New Events Added for NYC

Serial entrepreneur and Trajectify founder Mike Krupit brings the kick-ass to NYC. Born and raised in the Bronx and graduate of Queens College, Mike succeeded in organizing Bootstrappers Breakfast meetings in Philly, Baltimore, and more recently, Atlanta. Now he is  back in New York for more networking and Boostrapper-ing. Mike has joined forces with Bonnie

Welcome Atlanta Entrepreneurs

We are excited to be joining the Atlanta startup scene! Thanks to Chuck Hall and his leadership, Atlanta entrepreneurs who like to “eat problems for breakfast” can discuss business issues and challenges with peers. Chuck Hall, MSOD, is a business coach and consultant with more than 30 years of management and leadership experience with both Fortune 500 firms

Last Bootstrapper Breakfast of 2016 at Red Rock in Mountain View Wed-Dec-28

A quick reminder we have our last breakfast of 2016 tomorrow at 9am at Red Rock. RSVP at https://www.meetup.com/Bootstrappers-Breakfast-SV/events/233721783/ If you have not been to a breakfast before here is a quick heads up on the format: everyone has a chance to introduce themselves and talk about what they are working on. If you are

Celebrating 5 Years in Philly

Bootstrappers Breakfast group celebrates 5 years of innovation and growth in Philly under the leadership of Mike Krupit. The Bootstrappers Breakfast group offers serious conversations about business issues and challenges with peers. Mike Krupit is our Philly moderator and has grown the group to over 800 entreprenuers. Mike is the veteran

Welcome Windsor Entrepreneurs

We are excited to join the Canada startup ecosystems. Thanks to the leadership of Arthur Barbut and Colin McKillop, Windsor entrepreneurs who like to “eat problems for breakfast” can discuss business issues and challenges with peers. Arthur Barbut is the Managing Director of the Downtown Windsor Business Accelerator and founder of The Art

San Diego startup group grows under Mark Fitchmun and William Marchesano leadership

Under Mark Fitchmun and William Marchesano leadership the San Diego Bootstrappers' Breakfast group has grown from a small handful of solo entreprenuers to over 600 entrepreneurs who meet monthly and compare notes - helping each other build successful high-tech businesses. Mark Fitchmun is a founding partner principal of Somatek, is a serial entreprenuer with over

Welcome New York bootstrappers

Welcome New York City entrepreneurs - we are excited to become part of your startup scene. Given NYC’s strong commitment to entrepreneurship and new business development, the Bootstrappers' Breakfast meetings’ promise of serious early morning discussions among bootstrappers will have many local entrepreneurs feeling right at home. The focus of the monthly meeting is on

Our Team: Pete Tormey moderates San Francisco & East Bay meetings

Pete Tormey is a registered patent attorney who specializes in providing patents for Software, Electronics, Life Science Instrumentation and Business Methods. Pete has co-founded two companies and brings extensive experience in both engineering and marketing to our meetings. In a formal way Pete has shared his expertise since 2009: Pete Tormey: When To Apply For

Please join us in thanking Carl Ludewig

Please join us in thanking Carl Ludewig for his great leadership of the San Francisco Bootstrapper Breakfast for the last 6 years. While he plans to continue to attend and take part he is stepping back from month-to-month operations of the San Francisco Bootstrappers Breakfast meeting. We have been fortunate to find someone like Carl