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12 Udemy Courses on How to Come Up With New Tech Startup Business Ideas

Posted on Sunday, Sep 19th 2021

You want to do a startup. So, you need an idea to build around.

So, how do you ideate? How do you evaluate if your idea has legs? How do you make sure that your tech startup idea is viable? Scalable? 

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10 Udemy Courses on How To Build an Artificial Intelligence Startup

Posted on Monday, Sep 13th 2021

Udemy has over two million students who are learning Machine Learning on the platform. Many of these students are aspiring entrepreneurs.

Here is a list of Udemy entrepreneurship courses based on the 1Mby1M methodology that would help them put one foot before the other to get a startup strategy figured out.

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Building a High Impact Social Enterprise over 20+ Years: Roberto Milk, CEO of NOVICA (Part 1)

Posted on Wednesday, Jul 8th 2020

Not all high impact businesses need to go from 0 to $100 million in 5 to 7 years. 

NOVICA has built a tremendously important, high impact social enterprise that did $30 million in 20 years. It’s a fantastic achievement.

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From eBay Seller to Software Entrepreneur: Seller Labs CEO Paul Johnson (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Jul 6th 2020

Paul started as an eBay seller and then developed software to help other sellers sell online. 

A classic case study of an entrepreneur solving problems he faced himself and building a business based on deep domain knowledge.

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Bootstrapping with a Paycheck from New Jersey: Suuchi Ramesh, CEO of Suuchi (Part 1)

Posted on Tuesday, Jun 30th 2020

If you haven’t already, please study our Bootstrapping Course and Investor Introductions page. 

This is a wonderful bootstrapping with a paycheck story of a really smart, scrappy entrepreneur.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start at the very beginning of your journey. Where are you from? Where were you born, raised, and in what kind of background?

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Bootstrap First, Raise Money Later to $120M from Colorado: Madwire CEO JB Kellogg (Part 1)

Posted on Friday, Jun 19th 2020

If you haven’t already, please study our Bootstrapping Course and Investor Introductions page. 

This story discusses all sorts of interesting nuances, including DIFM vs. DIY. Read on.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start at the very beginning of your journey. Where are you from? Where were you born, raised, and in what kind of background?

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Bootstrapping by Piggybacking from Romania: 123FormBuilder CEO Florin Cornianu (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Jun 1st 2020

If you haven’t already, please study our Bootstrapping Course and Investor Introductions page. 

You may have been reading our PaaS coverage, as well as Bootstrapping by Piggybacking posts.

Well, Florin has built a $6M SaaS business using this methodology with just $1M in funding. What’s more, he has done it entirely from Romania and sells to largely a US customer base.

Excellent story!

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From a Security VAR to a $10 Million ARR SaaS Product Business: Andrew Plato, CEO of Anitian (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, May 25th 2020

If you haven’t already, please study our Bootstrapping Course and Investor Introductions page.

We’re big fans of unfair advantage derived out of deep domain knowledge.

Read how Andrew played his.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s go to the beginning of your journey. Where are you from? Where were you born, raised, and in what kind of background?

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Bootstrapping a Virtual Company to Scale: Lily Stoyanov, CEO of Transformify (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, May 4th 2020

If you haven’t already, please study our Bootstrapping Course and Investor Introductions page.

Lily has built a virtual company with zero employees, all freelancers and scaled it without outside financing.

Read on for more.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to you. Where are you from? Where did you grow up? Let’s start at the very beginning of your journey.

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Bootstrapping to Exit: Imagine Easy Solutions CEO Neal Taparia (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Apr 20th 2020

If you haven’t already, please study our Bootstrapping Course and Investor Introductions page. 

We’re big fans of bootstrapping to exit case studies. This is a wonderful one.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start at the very beginning of your journey. Where are you from? Where were you born, raised, and in what kind of background?

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Bootstrapping to $35 Million: BannerBuzz CEO Nishant Shah (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Apr 20th 2020

If you haven’t already, please study our Bootstrapping Course and Investor Introductions page. 

In these unusual times, many who once dreamed of funding are forced to bootstrap. Well, bootstrapping is good during good times, and necessary during bad times.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start at the very beginning of your journey. Where are you from? Where were you born, raised, and in what kind of background?

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Bootstrapping to $8 Million: Sina Khanifar, CEO of Waveform (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Apr 6th 2020

If you haven’t already, please study our Bootstrapping Course and Investor Introductions page. 

Sina started tinkering with bootstrapped entrepreneurship way back in college. It has paid off.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start at the very beginning of your journey. Where are you from? Where were you born, raised, and in what kind of background?

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