The MicroISV Digest for the week ending September 7th, 2009.
(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
- Steve Cholerton, Arten Science, has one of his products up for a prestegious UK award. R10Cipher is a finalist in the 2009 UK IT Industry Awards, in the Information Security Product category. Way to go Steve!
- In show #36 of the Startup Success Podcast Bob and Pat talk with Michael Grosse, First Vice President – Wealth Management, of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney on the realities, perils and opportunities that come with startup funding. This is a whole new level of play for most developers, and Michael gets down to specifics of what happens after you get the money.
Relevant Blog Posts, Podcasts, Videos and Articles
- A number of people took umbrage with The New York Times story, PING: Using ‘Free’ to Turn a Profit – case in point: The bar for success in our industry is too low by Jason Fried of 37signals.
Further (mostly relevant) Reading
- Paul Graham doesn’t post that often, but when he does, it behooves you to read it. His latest, The Anatomy of Determination is in my opinion a must-read if you want to venture through the heart of darkness to emerge successfully on the other side.