Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Bootstrapping!

Bootstrappers , as we now know, are people who build their businesses with sweat equity, not by writing intricate business plans, pursuing investment bankers, or wallowing in market research. Instead they focus their energy,intelligence,and skills on creating business that can thrive in a competitive environment. Bill gates bootstrapped Microsoft;Masaru Ibuku bootstrapped Sony,Pierre Omidyar bootstrapped eBay etc.

Guy Kawasaki wrote an excellent piece recently on American express Open forums : The Art of Bootstrapping. Have a look...

2 comments:

Iamthinking! said...

So the big questions is : What makes entrepreneurs
entrepreneurial?

Akash_India said...

Sad that we think in 'strategic or managerial constraints.. good post