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Bootstrapping your way into (or beyond) a £250k to £1m funding round

On Wednesday I was invited to mentor 66 startups that have been shortlisted by the London Co-Investment Fund (LCIF) as their top candidates looking to raise rounds of between £250k and £1m. 1,369 more words


FAQ #1: Writing

Finding people who I resonate with — and learn from their approach. (simple as that!)

I’ve not been a big fan of mailing lists, and have only embraced them recently. 306 more words


NJ Appellate Division Cracks Down on the Practice of Bootstrapping Expert Opinions

Last week, primarily relying on Evidence Rules 703 and 808, the New Jersey Appellate Division struck a blow to the practice of bootstrapping, which is when a testifying expert at trial improperly presents a non-testifying expert’s opinion to the jury. 903 more words

General Liability

How to turn from a "wantrepreneur" to a real (social) entrepreneur?

Some time ago, I stumbled upon the term ‘wantrepreneur” and got curious. The Urban Dictionary defines a wantrepreneur as: “someone who thinks about being an entrepreneur or starting a business but never gets started” or as “an individual that desires to be, but is not quite yet, an entrepreneur”. 649 more words

Social Entrepreneurship & Innovation

5 steps to validate demand for your business

5 steps to validate demand for your business:

One of the most pressing points for many startups is validating actual demand of their business. A lot of these bootstrapped entrepreneurs have great ideas that address a sizeable target market. 172 more words


Movies for Entrepreneurs: Rudy

Ever feel, as an entrepreneur, that you are the only one that sees what you see and believes that you can succeed?

Yeah, me too. 139 more words