How to build your social startup with no team and no money

Phnom Penh, Cambodia where Jay is based.

Excuses. We’re all good at making them. Whether it’s why we can’t start exercising today or why we can’t start our startup just yet. I often hear people tell me they have obstacles like I haven’t got any money, I can’t find a technical cofounder or I live in a developing country. The story I […]

Our path to $1 Million in sales – Walker Williams & Teespring.com

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This is a guest post written by Walker Williams, Co-founder of Teespring & purveyor of t-shirt magic. Just over nine months ago, armed with a few beta users and a short wait list, we launched Teespring to the world. The concept was simple: Kickstarter for custom t-shirts. Instead of dropping thousands of dollars to get your tees screen […]

How to build your startup like a serial entrepreneur: John Fearon and DropMyEmail.com

how to build a startup - find the right team
how to build a startup - find the right team

Sometimes starting a new idea in the middle of your current startup can be a distraction which leads entrepreneurs down an unproductive path. But in John Fearon’s case, the path lead to a successful new business. The business idea came while he was working on his current focus at the time, a startup called www.EatAds.com. While developing […]

How I single-handedly raised almost $40,000 in crowdfunding: Kylie Gusset & the Ton of Wool project

crowdfunding Kylie Gusset

Last week, I met Kylie Gusset, a yarntrepreneur who raised almost $40,000 in crowdfunding on Australian crowdfunding website Pozible.com to process a ton of Australian wool in Australia. Her motivation for the project is that processing wool in Australia is fast becoming a dying art, and wool needs to stay in Australia for creation from […]

How I created and launched a startup from an internet café in Zimbabwe, Africa

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Young IT Entrepreneur – Munyuki Manatsa of mixdem.com Think you can’t start a business?  If this guy can do it, so can you! The inspiring story below is written by Munyuki Manatsa, a Zimbabwian tech graduate and now young IT entrepreneur who turned an 80% unemployment rate into an opportunity to create and  launch his startup, […]