Tech

Don’t Forget To Bootstrap

[credit provider=”Ugg Australia” url=”http://twitpic.com/photos/UGGaustralia”] I recently spent some time with a long time friend and entrepreneur who I’ve funded in the past. He’s working on a new company which I think is really neat and I’m already a user of. He called me for feedback on his fundraising strategy as […]
Don’t Forget To Bootstrap
Tech

Why Do We All Praise Startups When They Receive Funding?

[credit provider=”Alex Harris” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/alexharris/3481398688/”] Funding announcements are very boring, both to read and to write.But they’re covered every day on tech sites, whether an entrepreneur has raised $400,000 or $400 million.
Why Do We All Praise Startups When They Receive Funding?
Tech

Does This Guy Look Like He’s Worth Billions?

[credit provider=”Photo by Flickr user titlap” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/titlap/2760488729/”] Jacques-Antoine Granjon is the co-founder and CEO of Vente Privée, which is probably Europe’s biggest startup — bigger than Skype — with countless copycats.Vente Privée pioneered the private flash sale for fashion and built it into a business that turned over $1 billion […]
Does This Guy Look Like He’s Worth Billions?
Strategy

ULTIMATE GUIDE: How To Fund Your Business Idea

[credit provider=”Kevin Collins via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/kevincollins/26249105/”] Bootstrapping, family and friends rounds, angel investors, venture capital and crowdsourcing…there are a lot of ways to fund a company if you really want to be an entrepreneur.But before you chase the greens, there are some things to consider.
ULTIMATE GUIDE: How To Fund Your Business Idea
Tech

Here’s How I Bootstrapped My Company To 25 Employees In 3 Countries In 4 Years

[credit provider=”.A.A. via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/sloth_rider/1356349570/”] Synthesio is a startup that provides social media monitoring services to big companies. The company got started 4 years ago and now have 25 employees and big global brands like Nestlé, Toyota, Nike and Pfizer as customers. But what’s most impressive is that the company […]
Here’s How I Bootstrapped My Company To 25 Employees In 3 Countries In 4 Years