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5 Tips For Bootstrapping Your Startup

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Bootstrapping means managing your time as closely as your money. Here’s how to do it.

By Ellie Cachette (Founder & CEO, ConsumerBell)

While venture-backed tech startups seem to get all the press, there are many, many ways to start your company.

Some entrepreneurs do it while hanging onto their day job full-time.

Some use the money they’ve saved to give themselves a defined runway (i.e., I get six months to accomplish these three things, otherwise, I move on).

Others seem to rely exclusively on hustle and luck. Here’s what I’ve learned about one of the less glamorous forms of funding: bootstrapping.

» Read the full article at Inc.