Getting More Customers Workshop on Saturday Feb 11, 2017

Let’s face it, finding customers can be quite a challenge. In this interactive workshop, we will cover a variety of proven marketing techniques for growing your business: attendees will select one or two that fit their style and develop a plan to implement them in their business in the next [...]

By | 2017-02-02T13:26:40+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Events, Lead Generation, Silicon Valley, tshafer, Workshop|0 Comments

Elena Krasnoperova on “Learning Hacks for Bootstrappers” Fri-Dec-2

Elena Krasnoperova has been a regular attendee at the Silicon Valley Bootstrappers Breakfasts® for more than three years and I was delighted when she accepted my invitation to be a featured attendee and talk about her entrepreneurial journey.  She plans to share some heuristics for learning faster than your competition and [...]

By | 2018-07-14T00:56:56+00:00 November 29th, 2016|1 Idea Stage, 2 Open for Business Stage, Events, skmurphy|3 Comments

David Telleen-Lawton Presents at Lean Startup Conference 2015

If you missed  The Nitty Gritty of Setting Up Customer Discovery Meetings by David Telleen-Lawton at The Lean Startup Conference 2015, he shared the down and dirty details of setting up meetings for Customer Discovery. Having set hundreds of B2B and B2C discovery meetings over the years, Telleen-Lawton tells how to [...]

Bay Area Maker Faire 2015

source: Maker Faire This weekend I attended the Bay Area Maker Faire 2015.  New this year was a Startup Pavilion with about 20 companies selling their products and looking for early adopters. Through out the show, I also found many startups looking for support for their kickstarter campaigns. [...]

By | 2015-05-26T20:24:43+00:00 May 24th, 2015|Events, Startups|1 Comment

Hotels Near Great Demo Workshop 2015

Attending the Great Demo Workshop 2015? The two day workshop is held at Domain Hotel which several past attendees have stayed at and enjoyed. Domain Hotel 1085 E El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087 (408) 247-0800 - special discount rate for "Great Demo Group" However the hotel does normally sell [...]

By | 2015-05-09T06:26:10+00:00 April 11th, 2015|Events|0 Comments

Bootstrapper Breakfast: Real Recognizes Real

I had a great conversation with a first timer after today’s Bootstrapper Breakfast in Sunnyvale. He was a serious entrepreneur who had been bootstrapping for two years and he said, “Real recognizes real, this is the first entrepreneur Meetup I’ve been to where I have been able to talk about my [...]

By | 2018-07-14T01:18:31+00:00 January 20th, 2015|Events, skmurphy|1 Comment