Here is an edited transcript of a briefing by Rob Fitzpatrick at the May-1-2020 Bootstrapper Breakfast on the value of taking a long term approach to bootstrapping. Hyperlinks have been added for context.
Rob Fitzpatrick joins us May-1 from Barcelona to talk about assets founders bring to their startups and how they can develop them further over the course of their entrepreneurial careers.
Bootstrapper Breakfasts in March and April of 2020 will be held online. If you find yourself hunkered down at home and getting a little stir crazy, join us online.
Last Friday at the Silicon Valley Bootstrappers Breakfast an attendee mentioned they were considering investing two days to adopt David Allen's "Getting Things Done" approach to organizing their work. This led to a "lightning round" question: "What tools and techniques do you use to keep yourself organized and getting work done?" This in turn triggered
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
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.