Tags » Bootstrapping

Crusade, by Taylor Anderson

I just finished reading Crusade last night, the second book in Taylor Anderson’s Destroyermen series.  It still hits that oddly specific sweet spot I mentioned before, with alt-history technological bootstrapping and idealized social dynamics being the name of the game.   499 more words


Funding or Bootstrapping, what will you go for?

Should you look for funding or bootstrap your company? Which bodes a better future for your dream? There are numerous players in the market who have started their venture with the help of their personal savings and have done exceedingly well. 64 more words

From Ideation to Startup

Learning Outcome: 

  • This exercise teaches students techniques in how to develop original creative vision for the purposes of entrepreneurship and then take the initial steps towards startup.
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Rework - Book Reveiw

I finished listening to ReWork, the book written by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson the founders of 37Signals. A software company. I think the no-bullshit prose and their approach is refreshing. 383 more words


Into the Storm, by Taylor Anderson

This book falls into a strangely particular sweet spot for me; there’s something about the alt-history technological bootstrapping genre that I find appealing, and the obviously idealized social dynamics presented in this book are endearing if not convincing.   709 more words


Guest Post from Anna Dahlström of byflock

We’re delighted to present another guest post from one of our Entrepreneur Academe mentees, Anna Dahlström of byflock.

When I started Entrepreneur Academe I hadn’t done a single official presentation of… 1,272 more words


Why Outsourcing is Like a Barbershop Shave

Yesterday, I was lucky. My two boys spent the day with friends at the pool, and Mel was busily studying for a Law School final.  Since I’m self-employed, I saw a quiet Sunday in the house as a “free” workday and started mentally planning what I would try to accomplish as I drove the boys to the pool. 597 more words