Episode Six of Developing Philly Season One, “Get on Your Boots”, looks at bootstrapping and a particular flavor of startup culture that has grown in Philly. Here’s some extra info…
- First off, what is bootstrapping?
- Chris Cera mentions lean methodology.
- This is RJMetrics.
- There’s a kind of historic post by Umair Haque that touches on the concepts Bob Moul and Alex Hillman are talking about regarding thick versus thin value and the types of companies and products Philly startups tend to favor.
- Cost of living in New York versus Philly. San Francisco versus Philly.
- Wil Reynolds runs SEER Interactive and that space you see him in and that he holds community events in is the company’s headquarters in Northern Liberties commonly referred to as the Search Church. It’s an amazing space and you should visit it.
- When Kelani Nichole talks about a person choosing to both create a startup and run a bar, she’s talking about Darren Hill, founder of Weblinc and National Mechanics.
You can follow most of this episode’s interviewees on Twitter…
- Geoff DiMasi – @geoffd
- Alex Hillman – @alexknowshtml
- Chris Cera – @chriscera
- Kelani Nichole – @KelaniNichole
- Gabriel Weinberg – @yegg
- Mike Krupit – @mkrupit
- Bob Moul – @bobmoul
- Robert J. Moore – @robertjmoore
- Frank Taney – @scarylawyer
- Tim Allen – @FlipperPA
- Brad Denenberg – @denenberg
- Elliot Menschik – @elliotmenschik
- Wil Reynolds – @wilreynolds
And you know what? You can follow us, too:
In our next episode, the season finale, we take a look into the future, for that is where you and I are going to spend the rest of our lives.