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Four Quadrants of Bootstrapping: Strength | Passion | Wisdom | Stamina

4WeekStartup (4WS) shares two decades of lessons from a global network of (mostly Silicon Valley based) bootstrapping entrepreneurs who have built successful businesses ranging from lifestyle businesses to companies with revenues in tens and valuations in hundreds of millions of dollars - without any Venture Capital funding.  No hi-tech entrepreneur has to choose between risking it all or not venturing into entrepreneurship at all. VISION & THE OPERATING PRINCIPLE OF AGILE ENTREPRENEURS Entrepreneurs with "passion" and "empathy" should never fail - if they work collaboratively to reduce risk & cost, and increase knowledge & mutual-support, in a framework like 4WeekStartup (4WS). THE MISSION OF THE 4WS  To help any and all hi-tech entrepreneurs achieve success without pre-selecting entrepreneurs for "quality". (For instance, Y-Combinator accepts about 3% of all applicants - we accept 100% of them.) If you're a founder of a hi-tech product …