The Art of Doing It Yourself

You don't have to wait for venture capitalists or angel investors to lend a hand. Follow these tips to get the ball rolling on your own

Ditch the business plan and buy a lottery ticket. That's the advice I give new entrepreneurs who seek venture funding. The odds are better, and you'll get results sooner with the lottery. If you have a great idea that can change the world, then bootstrap your way until you can prove it. Funding will come just when you don't need it.

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