Étienne Garbugli

Entrepreneur & Lean B2B Author

Get a job

By Étienne Garbugli | August 9, 2012

Have a full-time job when asking for a loan at the bank. It makes things a lot easier.

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Raise the minimum you need

By Étienne Garbugli | August 3, 2012

Raise the absolute minimum from the minimum number of people. Pick the smartest investors. Funding is a necessary evil (Fred Lalonde).

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On imagining potential

By Étienne Garbugli |

Stealth mode or no data mode is sometimes better than small numbers. Zero is more open to imagination (Eric Ries).

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To bootstrap or not to bootstrap

By Étienne Garbugli |

If you don’t think you’re gonna be able to carry a project from beginning to end financially, seek out investors early on. Running out of money is a terrible reason to close a business.

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Think about making money from day one

By Étienne Garbugli | July 27, 2012

Bootstrapping (a business) forces you to think about making money on Day One (Jason Fried).

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Win the right hands

By Étienne Garbugli |

The guy who wins the most hands is not the guy who makes the most money in the long run. (Tony Hsieh)

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