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Bootstrap First, Raise Money Later: Criteria CEO Josh Millet (Part 1)

Posted on Friday, Feb 19th 2021
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If you haven’t already, please study our free Bootstrapping course and the Investor Introductions page.

Josh has bootstrapped Criteria to almost $5M in revenue before raising funding.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start at the beginning of your journey. Where are you from? Where were you born and raised? What kind of background did you have?

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A Case Study in Equity Crowdfunding: Cary Breese, CEO of NowRx ( Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Feb 8th 2021
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Equity Crowdfunding has matured significantly. In this case study, we get to learn some interesting nuances.

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Bootstrapping Using Services: George Anderson, CEO of Ninth Wave (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Feb 1st 2021

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George offers another case study for our very popular Bootstrapping Using Services track.

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Bootstrapping Using Services, Managing a Successful Pivot: Oomnitza CEO Arthur Lozinski (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Jan 4th 2021
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Arthur talks about an excellent pivot that is quite enlightening.

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Bootstrapping a Technology Product Company from India: Sachin Bhatia, Founder of Ameyo (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Dec 21st 2020

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Some of us have worked relentlessly for decades to bring about the change in India from a largely services-driven technology industry to one that today produces credible products sold all over the world.

Ameyo is one of the early examples of this shift, and Sachin, an early visionary in this journey.

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Capital Efficient Entrepreneurship to $30 Million from India: Ankit Oberoi, CEO of AdPushup (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Dec 14th 2020
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Great entrepreneurs continuously learn from the market. Ankit’s story is one of really diligent learning. Wonderful read!

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Bootstrapping to $130M: Pura Vida CEO Griffin Thall (Part 1)

Posted on Friday, Dec 4th 2020

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Griffin and his partner have turned an investment of $200 into a $130M company. Amazing execution!

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Bootstrapping to $10 Million: Lawline CEO David Schnurman ( Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Nov 30th 2020

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Wonderful story of an online education entrepreneur and how he worked through plateaus and scaled his business over the last 15 years.

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Bootstrapping an E-Commerce Startup from Utah: KURU CEO Bret Rasmussen (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Nov 16th 2020

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To succeed in e-commerce today, you need to look for unserved niches with unique products.

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Bootstrapping with Services to $20M: VisiQuate CEO Brian Robertson (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Nov 9th 2020

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Brian is a serial bootstrapper. In fact, he bootstraps using services. Terrific entrepreneur to learn from.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s go to the very beginning of your journey. Where are you from? Where were you born and raised? What kind of background did you have?

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