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Getting Started with Bootstrapping Your Business

June 1, 2008


Traditionally, angel capital became known as “angel capital” because they were the first investors – the “pre-seed” funding, but with deals becoming more numerous and requiring more stringent expected ROI requirements, the entrepreneur in need of $50K or $100K in seed capital is left to bootstrap their business. If you are looking for that first […]

Using Salesforce

February 14, 2008


I’m in process of migrating to for our company’s CRM. Here’s what I know so far: 1. Salespeople there are meticulous during the sales process. I’m hoping this is because they’re using Salesforce for their CRM. 2. You can get a user “seat” for about $65/month, and set up billing quarterly, semi-annually, annually, or […]

Sales Incentive Programs

July 10, 2007


I am currently working with Altos Research, a real-time real estate information service based in Mountain View, CA, in a part-time role. Currently, the sales force consists of the CEO, me, and well, that’s it. My role with Altos is to develop the overall sales strategy and long term organization. We were discussing the longer […]

Breeding Partnerships

June 26, 2007


Last week, I traveled to Canada (including Winnipeg, Regina, and Saskatoon) with a representative from the Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan to continue work on a current project we are undertaking. The representative is the director of an agricultural research facility in Astana, and the goal of the trip to parts north was to discover […]