Tim Berry Recent Blog Posts

For my recent blog posts, I post first on my main blog Planning Startups Stories at timberry.bplans.com. These are reposted from that blog. Lately I also post often on Quora.

How Do I Start my Business With No Money?
(Note: consider this one a guest post from Paul O’Brien, CEO of MediaTech Ventures. It’s his answer to a Quora question “how much money do …
How Investors Look at Startup Forecasts
Investors look at startup forecasts for concepts, not accuracy. When investors look at your projections, they are looking not for just the numbers, but essential …
Entrepreneurs Without Salaries?
Question: How do entrepreneurs without salaries sustain their families and pay bills? My answer: As an entrepreneur without salary, I built a business and supported …
Top 10 Entrepreneurship Skills
What entrepreneurship skills do you need before you start? Here is my top 10 list, revised for 2021. This isn’t the first such list I’ve …
How to Pitch a Startup Idea by Email.
How to pitch a startup idea by email? I scoffed a bit when I saw the question, on Quora. Nobody invests in ideas, I mumbled …
What? Founders with Kids?
The question surprised me: “Is it a red flag for a founder to have a child while a startup is still in an early age?” …