The Capital Network - Pull Yourself Up By Your Bootstraps!

MassChallenge, One Marina Park Drive, Boston

November 12, 2013 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
MassChallenge, One Marina Park Dr, Boston

Before you consider angel or VC investment, you will need to bootstrap your way through the beginning of your company. Sometimes, bootstrapping gets you to your first seed investor; sometimes, a company can bootstrap all the way to the finish line. Either way, growing lean while maintaining your equity is an essential part of a business life cycle.

Hear from our panel of experts on how to stretch every dollar, how to approach friends and family without ruining the family barbecues, and how to still attract good talent even when you’re on a tight budget.

Experts -

Dan Allred (moderator) – Silicon Valley Bank

Jess McLear – Launchpad Venture Group

Glenn Gaudet – GaggleAMP

Enrico Palmerino – SmartBooks, previously with ThinkLite

Ken Deckinger – Dillon Road


General Admission: $30

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Students: $20  - a limited number of scholarships are available to full-time students through  StayinMA