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Bootstrapping By Getting Fortune500 Companies To Market Your Product

At the Bootstrappers Breakfast in San Francisco, we have Steve Mock speaking on how to get someone else to pay for your marketing and how to develop a win-win value proposition to make that happen. Date: July 15th, 2011 Time: 8 -9:30 am Venue: Sandbox Suites, 567 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA Steve Mock has

Startup Lessons Learned 2011

On Monday, May 23, 2011 in San Francisco, CA is the sequel to last year’s inaugural event, which brought together nearly 400 entrepreneurs and executives interested in building and supporting lean startups. The day-long event will feature a mix of panels and talks focused on the key challenges and issues that technical and market-facing people

DreamSimplicity Founders at San Francisco BB Feb-18

At the Bootstrappers Breakfast in San Francisco (Sandbox Suites, 567 Sutter St) at 8am this Friday, 18th Feb, Matt Childs and Derrick Lee from DreamSimplicity will talk about "Lessons Learned Being Fearless with a Camcorder." Today, the convergence of social media, business culture and technology is allowing entrepreneurs to get their message out in front

2011: One Thing I Learned From Bootstrapper’s Breakfast

Often we ask attendees to tell us one thing they learned from this morning’s bootstrapper’s breakfast. Here’s a couple … and please add your own! "I am always surprised by how much I learn in two hours. The quality and enthusiasm of people that show up and the things I find out that I never

Bootstrappers Breakfast(R) Invites San Francisco Entrepreneurs to ‘Eat Problems for Breakfast’

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 1, 2010 -- Given San Francisco's strong commitment to entrepreneurship and new business development, the Bootstrappers Breakfast 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 technology businesses whose next stage of growth is based on

Notes Managing Contract Workers

At the Bootstrapper's Breakfast last Friday in San Francisco, we had a good discussion on managing contract workers.  Below is a summary. Advantages of hiring contract workers Allows you to remain flexible in an uncertain economy Can hire contractors with specific skillsets according to your current need. How to manage contract workers Establish Expectations at

Bootstrappers Breakfast Notes San Francisco April 7, 2010

I moderated last week’s meetup of Bootstrappers’ Breakfast at Bouding Bakery in Embarcadero 4, and once again we had a great meeting.  Attendees brought a very diverse background.  Software developers, social media gurus, marketing and business consultants, and lawyers all came armed with unique perspectives as attendees took turns introducing themselves, their businesses, and their

Bootstrapper’s Breakfast Announces Roundtable Conversation on Early Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

SAN FRANCISCO, Sean Murphy, CEO of SKMurphy, Inc., will speak at Bootstrapper's Breakfast(R) August 21, 2009 in San Francisco. 'Join other entrepreneurs who eat problems for breakfast' on August 21, 2009 at Boudin Bakery, 4 Embarcadero Center at 7:30 a.m. Please register as seating is limited. Sean will lead a roundtable discussion on Early Mistakes