The MicroISV Digest for the week ending June 29th, 2009.
(Note: no Digest next week, I’m taking next Monday off for the 4th of July holiday.)
(If you have an announcement of interest to your fellow microISV, indies or startups, please email me at email@example.com with the word digest in the subject.)
News and Announcements
- Omkar S. Bapat, BapatSoftware, has released SwiftStart 2 a free Windows bookmarks/favorites manager. (via email)
- In show #29 of the Startup Success Podcast Bob and Pat talk with with talk with Björn Herrmann of StartupSchool which is building the first lifelong entrepreneurship curriculum in the cloud by entrepreneurs and for entrepreneurs. StartupSchool is part of Supercool School, a bottom up, grassroots-like approach to organizing and holding live classes online.
Relevant Blog Posts, Videos and Articles
- Marcus Watkins, Versatile Monkey, does one extremely good job of detailing the triumphs, mistakes and lessons learned creating PodTrapper for the BlackBerry. (via BOS)
- Scott Carpenter, InvoicePlace, found a good one: Project planning: 8 ways to kill your project.
- A good read: Bootstrapping stories: Financing Your Startup Through Consulting (over at Seattle 2.0)
- Finding a mentor for your startup or microISV doesn’t get the attention it deserves, except here: On Being – Or Finding – a Great Startup Advisor: Video Interview with TechStars Mentor Jud Valeski. On ReadWriteWeb.
Further (mostly relevant) Reading
- Or in this case, watching: Jun Loayza of Viralogy.com interviewed me for this video blog for startups: Bob Walsh from 47Hats.com – How to succeed as a MicroISV. Jun did a great job of asking some very useful questions. Hopefully my answers lived up to them.