Lean Culture: Seed Funding Without Loans – An Introduction to SBIR Grants

  Paul Scott shares lesson learned writing SBIR grants. His presentation covers the Grant Writing Application Process: - Letter of intent - Concept paper - Full proposal About the Speaker: Paul Scott has been a technical writer for over 20 years. He uses his training and experience as a scientist [...]

At Bootstrappers Breakfast We Help Every Entrepreneur Who Attends to Succeed

The venture capital ecosystem evaluates a large number of startups, makes investments in few percent, and counts on one in ten of those to become a huge success. The Bootstrappers Breakfast welcomes any entrepreneur who is bootstrapping a business and strives to help every entrepreneur who attends to succeed. [...]

By |2019-08-29T15:08:19-08:00August 29th, 2019|Silicon Valley, skmurphy, Startups|0 Comments

What to Expect at a Bootstrappers Breakfast

A Bootstrappers Breakfast is “counter-cultural” to the VC ecosystem focus at many events for entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley. Here are seven ways that we take a very different approach to facilitating events for entrepreneurs compared to most others in Silicon Valley. […]

CNSV Recognized by IEEE as an Outstanding Chapter

The Consultants Network of Silicon Valley (CNSV) was recognized by IEEE Region 6 in 2015 for its outstanding achievements in promoting members’ skills and providing educational opportunities for Silicon Valley. The award reads: IEEE Region 6 Outstanding Chapter  presented to Consultants Network of Silicon Valley For creating a network to [...]

By |2018-02-14T12:12:13-08:00April 8th, 2015|Silicon Valley, skmurphy|0 Comments

Counting Your Blessings

The next few weeks and perhaps the next few years are going to be awful. Keep counting your blessings anyway, remain kind, and continue to make a difference. Peggy Noonan wrote My Brothers and Sisters on March 8, 2002 in the Wall Street Journal. She subtitled it “A report from [...]

By |2018-09-17T15:53:21-08:00September 7th, 2014|Silicon Valley, skmurphy|2 Comments
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