I stumbled on this great documentary (available on YouTube) with great insights on the startup journey. I particularly related to the emotional side of impacting family while hustling, and maybe you will relate as well. Enjoy!
Topics Covered: venture capital, startup capital, seed capital, bootstrapping, idea generation, business model, pivoting, technical co-founders, scale, supply chain, cashflow
Full Description: The story of three of Australia’s fastest growing startups – SafetyCulture, Vinomofo, and Canva – as they scale from garage offices to millions of users and worldwide impact. The New Hustle follows the personal journeys of the founders as they develop and iterate on their idea, attempt to bring it to market, raise capital, and face countless challenges along the way.
Runtime is 53:56.
This post is aimed at the entrepreneur on a tight budget who is going to have to go it alone, at least initially, without any outsiders bankrolling his or her venture. (That’s about 95% of us.)
Research conducted into the Inc 500 startups over the years and has identified a theme running through many of them. Let’s take a look at a few.
At different points in his life John Paul DeJoria was homeless and an East LA gangbanger. Then he he turned his life around and launched John Paul Mitchell Systems with $700 back in 1980.
Here he tells how he did it in detail while being the keynote speaker at the Stanford 2011 Entrepreneurship Conference.