SmallBizPod #20 – bootstrapping your business

Interviews with a diamond manufacturer, a software entrepreneur, a fire walker, a Financial Times journalist and a cancer specialist at the Bootstrapping Your Business book launch.

By Alex Bellinger
24th December 2005 at 2:00 pm

SmallBizPod #20, the small business podcast, this week has a Christmas party feel as I interview a diamond manufacturer, a SmallBizPod listener and software entrepreneur, a fire walker, a Financial Times journalist and a cancer specialist at the Bootstrapping Your Business book launch.

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Show Notes

Summary

Intro:
• 00:00 Alex on what’s coming up in the show and a pointer to the SmallBizPod Frappr map.
• 01:19 Happy Christmas to SmallBizPod listeners old and new.
• 01:54 Comment from Easton Ellsworth.
• 02:27 Comment from Nick Rowlands on open source software and whether Alex has Swedish ancestors?
• 03:46 Comment from April in Hong Kong.
• 04:33 Comment from Ron Molenda in Taiwan on bootstrapping.
• 05:18 Comment from Bob at the Backpackinglight podcast (RSS feed)on making money from podcasts and US and UK comparisons.
• 07:06 Comment from Mike Sharp on podcasting resources in this month’s .Net magazine.

Features:

• 08.30 Interviews from the Bootstrapping Your Business book launch at the house music filled Zebrano bar off Carnaby Street in London.
• 09:36 Interview with Natasha Starkel of Transparent Assets on a Russian diamond manufacturing business.
• 13:15 Interview with Sanjay Parekh of Signifo on developing a software business.
• 17:20 Interview with Marcus Gibson, Financial Times journalist and co-author of Boostrapping Your Business, on podcasting, blogging, the congestion charge and a database of small high tech companies.
• 21:53 Interview with a motivational fire walker.
• 25:22 Interview with cancer specialist Dr Lauren Pecorino.

Outro:
• 27:48 Music – Grey Haze by Haegl with thanks to Electromancer.com.

Best wishes

Alex Bellinger

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