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3 Tips For Bootstrapping Your Startup
Feb22

3 Tips For Bootstrapping Your Startup

The economic climate has made it more difficult than ever to raise money, and if you raise enough money to build your idea, you may fall victim to the “Series A Crunch” and not be able to raise additional funding. There has never been a better time to bootstrap your startup than right now. By reducing…

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Raising $20 Million And Hacking – Stripe.com Is Change For Online Payments

Irish brothers John and Patrick Collison, the cofounders of Stripe.com, have been building what appears to be the easiest way for developers to embed and take payments from customers online without having to set up a merchant bank account or store credit card information.   This means that requirements for data protection and guards against fraud will no longer be part of the tedious steps needed to monetize. It’s a more...

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Why The Future of Stripe Looks So Bright

Stripe is the the new kid on the online payment processing block, a block already full of much larger kids poised to pick a fight, (I’m looking at you Paypal). Started in early 2010 by three entrepreneurial-spirited brothers, Stripe was built from the ground up to cater to the hardworking developer, an affront to the traditionally complicated and finance-driven construction of its peers.     Simplicity is feature one,...

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GiantITP.com – Webcomics and Stories

Coming across a good source of cartoons and stories is always good news, and so GiantITP.com is great news. The site runs two comic stripes which get updated three times a week: The Order of the Stick is a fantasy role playing oriented strip, and Erfworld is inspired by turn-based strategy games. They are both full-page format and really funny, which seems to explain the traffic they are getting. If you are more inclined to fantasy...

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Tfaw.com – Things From Another World

Tfaw is the acronym for “Things From Another World”, this eCommerce site’s specialty: an online anime/comic shop selling models, action figures, manga, animated videos and related other-world merchandises. The site is very nicely designed and animated, and making a purchase here seems very easy, as stuff is neatly sorted out into different categories, plus you can search your items by brand or manufacturer, and if you are a fan of a...

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