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Bootstrapping a business startup is an art.  It can be a lot of fun if approached the right way.

No matter how well-funded your business startup may be, the fundamentals of bootstrapping should never be forgotten - and should always be applied.

Bootstrapping is not the same thing as being "cheap".  Cheap is penny-wise but dollar foolish.  In my second venture in the air freight forwarding business I needed a cargo van to pickup client shipments, but to also use it as a rolling billboard for my business.  I couldn't afford to go out and spend over $30,000 at the time for a new van.  I searched and searched until I found a used cargo van for $1,200.   It had a lot of miles on it but I had a mechanic check out and, with no immediate mechanical issues that he could find, I bought it.

Next I took it to body and paint shops for estimates where I found one willing to paint the exterior and put my logo on the van for $600.  For less than $2,000, I got a cargo van, that...

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