gigrove wants to match skilled freelancers and startups with spare rooms
 Bootstrapping London-based startup gigrove is looking to carve out a niche in the collaborative consumption space as a matching platform for digital workers with itchy feet, and startups with a spare room and pressing skills need. Which is all very zeitgeisty in these digital nomad/citizen of nowhere times. Read More ...
Wydr is Tinder for buying art
 Who needs galleries when you can just flip through a stack of artworks on your phone, swiping right when you like what you see and left when you don’t? The yes/no sifting mechanism popularized by dating app Tinder continues to oil the wheels of many a fledgling startup — such as bootstrapping Swiss based art buying app wydr. Read More ...
Join Us In Hardware Alley At Disrupt London
 We want you to show off your hardware in London at TechCrunch’s Disrupt conference in London. Why? Because it’s the best alley and hardware is amazing. Disrupt London runs from December 7-8, 2015. Hardware Alley day is on the 8th and you’ll receive tickets to both days of Disrupt. We invite everyone – from bootstrapped prototypers to seasoned makers – to join us!… Read More ...
Hardware Alley Is Coming To London
 Good morrow to you madam or sir! I would like to call your attention to a unique and fun opportunity. I, John Biggs, want you to show off your hardware in London at TechCrunch’s Disrupt conference in London. Huzzah! Disrupt London runs from December 7-8, 2015. Hardware Alley day is on the 8th and you’ll receive tickets to both days of Disrupt. We invite everyone – from… Read More ...
Hardware Alley Is Coming To London
 Good morrow to you madam or sir! I would like to call your attention to a unique and fun opportunity. I, John Biggs, want you to show off your hardware in London at TechCrunch’s Disrupt conference in London. Huzzah! Disrupt London runs from December 7-8, 2015. Hardware Alley day is on the 8th and you’ll receive tickets to both days of Disrupt. We invite everyone – from… Read More ...
Hardware Alley Is Coming To London
 Good morrow to you madam or sir! I would like to call your attention to a unique and fun opportunity. I, John Biggs, want you to show off your hardware in London at TechCrunch’s Disrupt conference in London. Huzzah! Disrupt London runs from December 7-8, 2015. Hardware Alley day is on the 8th and you’ll receive tickets to both days of Disrupt. We invite everyone – from… Read More ...
Hardware Alley Is Coming To London
 Good morrow to you madam or sir! I would like to call your attention to a unique and fun opportunity. I, John Biggs, want you to show off your hardware in London at TechCrunch’s Disrupt conference in London. Huzzah! Disrupt London runs from December 7-8, 2015. Hardware Alley day is on the 8th and you’ll receive tickets to both days of Disrupt. We invite everyone – from… Read More ...
To Bootstrap Or Not?
 Bootstrapping is a tougher choice than ever for startups. Seed capital is so widely available that deals for the hottest companies can close in days, and many entrepreneurs never even consider bootstrapping their company. On the other hand, some startups don’t have the luxury of securing investors to help launch their company, and others see enough value in going it alone they forgo… Read More ...
How The Huang Brothers Bootstrapped Guitar Hero To A Billion Dollar Business
Editor’s note: Derek Andersen is the founder of Startup Grind, a 35-city event series hosted in 15-countries that educates, inspires, and connects entrepreneurs. He also founded Commonred (acquired by Income.com) and is ex-Electronic Arts. There are virtually no companies in Silicon Valley that exit north of $100MM or create a billion dollar business, that don’t raise Venture Capital funding. Charles and Kai Huang, the founders of Red Octane are the exception having done both. They went on to s...