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Bootstrapping with Constraints
March 17, 2017
Can your business idea be bootstrapped? Or if you want to be bootstrapped, what other decisions do you need to make for your business?
Simplicity: a bootstrapper’s best friend
December 2, 2016
When starting a company with limited resources, it’s important to be ruthless about reducing scope and removing distractions.
Why small businesses make great customers for bootstrappers
November 25, 2016
VC-backed businesses don’t sell to them, but bootstrappers can
How startup funding works, and why we've decided to bootstrap
July 13, 2015
The decision of whether or not to raise money from investors is a huge and very difficult one for most startups, so I figured I’d write down my thoughts on the topic in case it might help other entrepreneurs who are facing a similar decision.
Every major disaster starts out as a small mistake
August 1, 2013
The more I think about this, the more I realize that major business problems have almost nothing to do with making mistakes.
What it means to be a Lean Startup, and why we chose this model
November 17, 2010
The internet has opened up all kinds of new opportunities for businesses in the last decade. At Less Annoying Software, we're taking advantage of a relatively new internet-enabled approach to business called "the lean startup."
Planning is important, but most people don't plan the right way
August 6, 2010
The consensus among most lean start-ups seems to be that you should spend as little time as possible in meetings reviewing strategies and projections, and you should instead spend that time actually building your company.
Don't try to copy the big guys
January 9, 2010
One of the things that I love most about working at Less Annoying Software is that we don't have any artificial barriers between us and our work.
When is the right time to launch? Now.
October 27, 2009
Here at Less Annoying Software, we're big fans of Software as a Service (SaaS).

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