Fluent Founder Roadmap We really like the work Beth Mckeon at Fluent is doing to clarify what a strong startup ecosystem needs from incubators, accelerators, working spaces, and startup oriented events. Her book "10 of 10" argues that we have to move beyond thinking that only "1 in 10" will make it to providing value
Amelia Lin on Learning Fast: "Going from Zero to First Paid Customer in 12 Weeks " On Fri-Apr-26 at Red Rock Coffee in Mountain View, Amelia Lin of Keep Life Stories gave a short briefing on "Going from Zero to First Paid Customer in 12 Weeks " Amelia's story: "When I started a service to
Happy Holidays from the Bootstrapper Moderators as 2018 Comes to a Close December is the busiest time of year for all of us, but it's important so stop to count your blessing and say thanks. As 2018 comes to a close, we look back over the year and consider the things we are grateful for.
We reached out to Bootstrapper Breakfast attendees to share lessons learned and Rosanne Clementi from the Tampa Bay chapter agreed to sit down with us for an interview.
Recently Guiti Nabavi from Startup Wonder was interviewed by Austin Rettinhouse, a recent graduate who has been a wonderful addition to our team. Below is his interview: Austin: For starters, thank you so much for taking the time to speak with me today. Would you mind briefly introducing yourself to acquaint readers with your work?
Handout for Planning for Growth Exercises at September 2018 Bootstrapper Breakfasts in Silicon Valley
We used Derek Sivers’ book “Anything You Want” as a inspiration for 3×5 card exercises about planning for growth at the September Breakfasts in Silicon Valley
A roundup of events in Aug 2018 for bootstrappers in Silicon Valley. Includes a preview of coming attractions and slides or handouts from July events.
This is the handout from our “3×5 card workshop” on the Lean Canvas at the July 2018 Bootstrapper Breakfasts in Silicon Valley. Attendees did one of the basic exercises on a 3×5.
Company-engineer-turned-entrepreneur Kitae Kwon talks laptop attachments, beginner’s naiveté, and why startups are like riding a tiger. Can you tell me about your first startup company? My first startup company was LandingZone, which began in March, 2011. I designed a computer docking station for the MacBook Air. I came up with the idea, filed the patents,
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