Start-Ups

What Street Vendors Can Teach Us About Bootstrapping And Entrepreneurship

Date Added: May 2010
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Some people are born wealthy enough to take the massive risk which funding a new business entails. Others get seed money from brilliant pitches, luck or connections. And then, there's the rest of us. Funding a business, or more precisely, risking losing money when starting a business, is the single largest obstacle for most entrepreneurs. Even good ideas can take time to fine-tune or pan out. That's why the author have the most respect for the 'Street-stall entrepreneur' one finds in developing countries. This is the individual who starts out with absolutely nothing, and shamelessly sells any product they can from the street to make his living.