The Personal MBA

Master the Art of Business

A world-class business education in a single volume. Learn the universal principles behind every successful business, then use these ideas to make more money, get more done, and have more fun in your life and work.

Buy the book:


What Is 'Bootstrapping'?

Bootstrapping is the art of building and operating a business without outside funding.

Bootstrapping allows you to grow your business while controlling it 100%.

If you accept Funding, make sure that you use it to do things that you couldn't otherwise.

Bootstrap as far as you can go, then move up the Hierarchy of Funding as needed.

Questions About 'Bootstrapping'


"Felix qui nihil debet." (Happy is he who owes nothing.)

Roman Proverb

From Chapter 5:

Finance


http://personalmba.com/bootstrapping/



WANT TO BE NOTIFIED WHEN UPDATES ARE PUBLISHED? Subscribe to Josh Kaufman's email newsletter. You'll receive Personal MBA updates, Josh's award-winning research, and useful resources that will help you make more money, get more done, and have more fun. It's free!


The Personal MBA

Master the Art of Business

A world-class business education in a single volume. Learn the universal principles behind every successful business, then use these ideas to make more money, get more done, and have more fun in your life and work.

Buy the book:


About Josh Kaufman

Josh Kaufman is an acclaimed business, learning, and skill acquisition expert. He is the author of two international bestsellers: The Personal MBA and The First 20 Hours. Josh's research and writing have helped millions of people worldwide learn the fundamentals of modern business.

More about Josh Kaufman →