[LRUG] Funding a start-up?

Eleanor eleanor at goth-chic.org
Thu Jan 11 13:37:50 PST 2007

On 11 Jan 2007, at 17:18, benjohn at fysh.org wrote:
> My experience is that people fund you when:
>   1) You are obviously going to succeed anyway because you already  
> are,
> but they can help you get there a bit quicker, or get up to "the next
> level", or
>   2) You're in the right place at the right time and meet the right
> person with the right connection and right level of drink lubrication,
> etc.
> Basically, just do it, as quickly as possible, and get it out  
> there. If
> it's good, it might do well. If you're anything like me, what you need
> more than cash is someone else who also thinks the idea is good,  
> and so
> will keep your enthusiasm topped up.

There is a certain truth to that lol
Ideally I need a backer who can provide some of security I'd have in  
employment (i.e. a regular income) whilst I write code. I know the  
obvious answer is to do this on the side whilst working for someone  
else, but in this case that's not an option :(


Eleanor McHugh
Games With Brains
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