Not every entrepreneur who builds a business from the ground up plans to “sell out” to venture capitalists and walk away. But once some of them see that long string of zeros at the bottom of a term sheet, they follow that route.
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By Corrine Sandler, and EO Toronto member, founder of Fresh Intelligence and CEO of ValidateIT.com
When I started my first business seven years ago, I knew I had a concept that I had to act on quickly. The only thing holding me back? I didn’t know how to finance a startup. I had no idea how to borrow money or where to look for investors, so my only option was bootstrapping.