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3 Alternatives Better Than Raising Startup Capital From the 3 F's
Ready To Launch

3 Alternatives Better Than Raising Startup Capital From the 3 F's

Of all the burdens a startup founder bears, none is heavier than knowing family, friends and fools who believed them have their savings on the line.
Ahmad Raza
How Bootstrapping and Growing Slowly Helped This Company Succeed
Bootstrapping

How Bootstrapping and Growing Slowly Helped This Company Succeed

Max Fishko started working in art fairs when he was 14. Now, at 33, he's running a profitable business that's turning a seven-figure revenue.
Catherine Clifford
10 Bootstrapping Tips to Turn Your Idea Into Reality
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10 Bootstrapping Tips to Turn Your Idea Into Reality

Bootstrapping a business isn't an easy task. It's very challenging -- but it's not impossible.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
16 Tips for Upcoming Self-Made Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

16 Tips for Upcoming Self-Made Entrepreneurs

Whatever your hustle is, I salute you.
Andrew Medal
4 Ways to Surviving the Bootstrapping Years
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4 Ways to Surviving the Bootstrapping Years

Bootstrapping makes you tough and forces your company to prove itself day in and day out.
Clate Mask
3 Simple Strategies for Success When Money Is Scarce
Entrepreneur Coaching

3 Simple Strategies for Success When Money Is Scarce

Growth results when you make smart adjustments today based on what you learned yesterday.
Michael Noice
How to Decide Whether to Crowdfund or Bootstrap Your Business
Startup Funding

How to Decide Whether to Crowdfund or Bootstrap Your Business

How you chose to fund your business has a lot to with how much control you are willing to lose and how hard it is to explain your idea.
Michael Georgiou
3 Musts for Bootstrapping Success and 3 Traps to Avoid
Entrepreneur Coaching

3 Musts for Bootstrapping Success and 3 Traps to Avoid

For all the talk of seed rounds and venture capital, the huge majority of founders are spending their own money.
Michael Noice
The Myths and Pitfalls of Raising Money
Bootstrapping

The Myths and Pitfalls of Raising Money

There are a bunch of important ones. Bootstrapping your business instead may well be your best bet.
Firas Kittaneh
Good Software Is Essential, Even for the Penny-Pinching Start-Up
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Good Software Is Essential, Even for the Penny-Pinching Start-Up

The Softmaker Office Suite, WorkflowMax and Socedo are just a few programs you'll need when starting your business -- and they won't break your bank.
Pratik Dholakiya
The Bootstrappers' Advantage: Scarcity Boosts Creativity
Make More Happen

The Bootstrappers' Advantage: Scarcity Boosts Creativity

A new study proves the old adage: "necessity is the mother of invention."
Nina Zipkin
Two Founders Share Real-World Bootstrapping Secrets
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Two Founders Share Real-World Bootstrapping Secrets

Learn from people who've been there and made it work.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Demystifying 11 Fundamentals for Financing Your Business
Financing

Demystifying 11 Fundamentals for Financing Your Business

At some point most businesses will need an infusion of capital, here are the most common ways to get it.
Brenton Hayden
For Entrepreneurs, One Really Can Be the Loneliest Number
Entrepreneur Mindset

For Entrepreneurs, One Really Can Be the Loneliest Number

Solo entrepreneurs often find themselves facing mental as much as business challenges. Here are ways to take care of yourself during the journey.
Peter Gasca