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Passion and Pitfalls of Entrepreneurship Panel on February 16, 2021

We recently chatted with our Bootstrappers Breakfast moderators as they reflect on what they have seen over the years with startups. As moderators, they have seen it all and have some fun stories to tell about the passion and pitfalls of entrepreneurship. They shared their views looking forward to future opportunities. Mike Krupit, Philly Travis …

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Lean Startup Machine is coming to Chicago!

Lean Startup Machine (LSM), a three-day workshop on starting a successful new business. Register now at https://www.leanstartupmachine.com/cities/chicago! Most new startups fail because they build something no one wants. LSM teaches you a systematic process for learning which products or services will succeed and which ones will not. Over 25,000 entrepreneurs have had their lives changed …

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Adrian Holovaty: Chicago is For Bootstrappers

Some excerpts from a talk by Adrian Holvaty on Jan 24, 2014 (from his transcript at “Why Chicago needs to stop playing by Silicon Valley’s rules“). Chicago is great for bootstrappers. Let’s take advantage of that. “Bootstrapping” has a few different connotations, but what I specifically mean is: small companies with a couple of people, …

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CoFoundersLab Matchup Chicago

We’re quickly approaching our upcoming CoFoundersLab Matchup Chica When: Wednesday, January 15th from 6:30-9:00pm Where: 1871 (222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, 12th Floor) What: CoFoundersLab Matchup Chicago is aimed to help build founding teams in finding co-founders, advisers & interns. Get started networking now with a potential core team member by creating a FREE profile …

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Sarah Gray

Join us in thanking Sarah Gray for sharing her time and talent with us.

After many years, Sarah Gray is stepping back from month-to-month operations of the Chicago’s Bootstrappers Breakfast meeting. Bootstrappers Breakfast was founded on the premise that entrepreneurs achieve significant learning by sharing their experience with peers. She has embodied this pursuit of knowledge and reinforced our peer learning community. We will miss her. Moving forward we are …

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