SummaryBy William Channer | 11 June 2011 | Length: 26 mins Ryan Carson takes us behind the scenes and shows us how we can successfully run a web start up on a low budget. We also touch on how to market your web app for free.
Cost of Bootstrapping your App
Don’t trust banks. They don’t give a shit about you and they won’t help you unless it’s financially viable for them to do so. Use them for what they’re for, but don’t expect any back up. The best protection is cash in the bank.
In 2004, Ryan started Carsonified with his wife Gill. Carsonified has created many different projects and events, such as DropSend (sold in 2008), Think Vitamin, Chirp – Twitter’s Developer Conference, Future of Web Apps, Future of Web Design, HelloApp and more. Ryan was an advisor to 280 North, since acquired by Motorola for $20m. He has written for A List Apart, Signal vs Noise and TechCrunch.
Born : Colorado Springs, Colorado 1977
Education : Colorado State University, Computer Science
Favorite Book : Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh
Favorite Film : Star Wars Episode V
Favorite Gadget : Meggy Jr RGB
Favorite Meal : French Toast
Favorite Music : Currently: Sound Track (Tron)
Favorite Place : The beach
Favorite Software : Spotify
Favorite Website : Hacker News
First Job : Web Developer in Cambridge UK
Role Model : Tony Hsieh