The No. 1 Thing Your Start-up Needs to SucceedForget money, knowledge, and great contacts. You need customers. In an upcoming webinar, we'll show you how to get them--and keep them.
Get advice on keeping costs low and finding creative financing sources in this essential tutorial. Peter Findly, chairman and CEO of Giant Campus suggests partnering with like-minded companies to share expenses and Superior Chocolate owner Brenda Reynolds discusses cross-promoting with other businesses. David Perla, of Pangea3 suggests asking associates to donate technology and office space, while Andew Kruse of Southwest Windpower shows how to make use of resources at state agencies and local Small Business Development Centers. Robert Richman, product manager at Zappos discusses how to foster a culture of doing more with less while keeping customers happy.
Coming Soon: Start-up & Financing Webinar
The Bootstrapper's Dilemma: No Cash, No CustomersHow do you succeed in an industry dominated by deep-pocketed competitors? Here's how BrewDog beat the odds and built an $11 million brewery.
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- How to Pitch Your Business to Friends and Family
- 10 Tips for Bootstrapping Your Technology
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- Trading Equity for Services
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- Build a Fast-Growing Company on a Bootstrap Budget
- 7 Rules for Bootstrapping a Business
- Show Me the Money
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- Pre-Opening Budget Sample
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