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Why BaconBizConf co-organizer Amy Hoy wrote a book in (almost) 24 hours business

Dec. 30, 2014 10:28 am

Why BaconBizConf co-organizer Amy Hoy wrote a book in (almost) 24 hours

The book is called “Just Fucking Ship” — and that's exactly what she did.
David Bookspan: ‘Bootstrap as long as you can’ business

Oct. 16, 2014 11:18 am

David Bookspan: ‘Bootstrap as long as you can’

At a recent Startup Grind at Benjamin's Desk, the DreamIt Ventures partner and Monetate founder shared insights with fellow entrepreneurs.
Ecommerce platform WebLinc raises $6M from Safeguard Scientifics business

Aug. 19, 2014 9:30 am

Ecommerce platform WebLinc raises $6M from Safeguard Scientifics

After two decades of bootstrapping, CEO Darren Hill said it was the right time to raise funds.
Mid-Atlantic founders 10% less likely to use VC than national [survey] business

May 28, 2014 8:30 am

Mid-Atlantic founders 10% less likely to use VC than national [survey]

Mid Atlantic entrepreneurs believe 2014 will be better for their businesses than 2013 based on results from Silicon Valley Bank’s 2014 Innovation Economy Outlook Survey. Here are the other results
Bootstrapping vs. VC funding: RJMetrics in the NYTimes business

Jun. 24, 2013 11:00 am

Bootstrapping vs. VC funding: RJMetrics in the NYTimes

That's the question the New York Times raised in a piece comparing two business analytics startups located on opposite sides of the country that took different financing routes: Center City's RJMetrics and San Francisco's GoodData.
‘Philly companies build stuff that actually works’: Developing Philly creative

Jun. 4, 2013 12:48 pm

‘Philly companies build stuff that actually works’: Developing Philly

Watch the sixth episode of the documentary web series to hear more about bootstrapping, the challenge of creating a business in Philly and why people do it despite that.
Bootstrapping Philosophy: ‘investment is a tool, not a goal’ and 5 other reasons to self-fund your startup business

Feb. 19, 2013 11:30 am

Bootstrapping Philosophy: ‘investment is a tool, not a goal’ and 5 other reasons to self-fund your startup

In December, the trio behind Firefly, the browser screen sharing service that spun off their Airtime for Email product, was the first to accept money from the Dorm Room Fund, the experimental, undergrad-managed startup investment portfolio backed by First Round Capital. So it could seem strange that before that cofounders Dan Shipper, Patrick Leahy and […]
Metalayer: data science startup chosen for enterprise tech accelerator, raises $30K business

Feb. 5, 2013 10:30 am

Metalayer: data science startup chosen for enterprise tech accelerator, raises $30K

Metalayer, the DreamIt Ventures graduate focused on making data science accessible to businesses, may have recently downsized from four employees to two, but the startup is “not in the deadpool,” said cofounder Jon Gosier. Metalayer was recently accepted to Acceleprise, an enterprise technology accelerator in Washington, D.C. that invested $30,000 in each of the participating startups. […]
Will Philly’s second tech startup community survive longer than the first? asks Mike Krupit civic

Dec. 12, 2012 11:35 am

Will Philly’s second tech startup community survive longer than the first? asks Mike Krupit

Will what we’re building last? The shared offices and community hubs like N3rd Street and in the Philadelphia Building. The events and the conversation, the jobs and perception, the culture and shared goals. All told, is the entrepreneurial and technology community of Philadelphia scratching the surface? The subject came up when Technically Philly was talking […]

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