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Ask HN: Self-Funded One-Person Business (Website or Software)
8 points by jsmartonly 777 days ago | comments
Where can I find a list of successful self-funded one-person businesses for inspiration?

Thanks in advance!



dangrossman 777 days ago | link

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.

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jsmartonly 773 days ago | link

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

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drewrv 777 days ago | link

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

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jsmartonly 773 days ago | link

drwerv, thanks!

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GFischer 775 days ago | link

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

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jsmartonly 773 days ago | link

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

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sixQuarks 776 days ago | link

What are you thinking about doing?

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jsmartonly 773 days ago | link

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

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steventruong 776 days ago | link

I believe Instagram is one

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jsmartonly 773 days ago | link

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

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