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Ask HN: Self-Funded One-Person Business (Website or Software)
8 points by jsmartonly 1607 days ago | hide | past | web | 10 comments | favorite
Where can I find a list of successful self-funded one-person businesses for inspiration?

Thanks in advance!




Are you asking for bootstrappers or serial enterpreneurs?

Gabriel Weinberg is an oft-quoted example, but he had money from his prior startup:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DuckDuckGo


GFischer: duckduckgo is a good example, and I like his blog http://www.gabrielweinberg.com/blog/


http://www.softwarebyrob.com/micropreneur-academy-product-sh...


drwerv, thanks!


Check out the HN profiles of people that make interesting comments. You'll start to notice a whole lot of self-funded one-person businesses in there.


dangrossman, that is true. I thought it would be nice to have a place putting them together.


What are you thinking about doing?


sixQuarks, I am just looking for some successful stories for inspiration.


I believe Instagram is one


steventruong, thanks! pinboard.in is a good one too.




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