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Looking For A Co-Founder?

A common point of discussion faced by many early stage entrepreneurs who visit Bootstrappers Breakfast is: ‘How to find a technical co-founder?’ Before looking for a co-founder, you first have to ask yourself: • Why do you need a technical co-founder? • What strengths do you bring to your business? What strengths would you wish

Managing Growth Exercise at September 2019 Bootstrapper Breakfasts

We are using Derek Sivers’ book “Anything You Want” as a inspiration for 3×5 card exercises about managing growth at the September 2019 Breakfasts in Silicon Valley. We ran this program last year at this time and it was very well received. We will also have our regular roundtable discussion.

3 things I learned at a Lean Culture meetup on May 22, 2018

At a Lean Culture Meetup in Palo Alto, serial entrepreneur Ed Ipser shared what it takes to build a successful startup. Everyone left with different answers, but here are three things this author learned: 1) Innovation is hard Irritatingly, everything a young startup needs to do to be efficient is directly opposed to what it

Philly Bootstrappers Breakfast Mar-27-2018 Recap

Here is a recap for the Philly Bootstrappers Breakfast Mar-27-2018 from Darby Dupre. Four major topics were discussed: referral selling is your strongest lead generation tool, practice your pitch, don’t stand in the way of your own success, and validate product ideas through user research.