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Bootstrapping the Münchhausen way

Looking at all opportunities that startup companies have everywhere around the world makes me feel envious. Very envious.

Starting our own company in Bulgaria back in 1995, only some six years after the fall of communism there, was quite an experience. I would love to make you actually “feel” the reality we had to deal with then, but I am having only words at hand. ...
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How our family tandem of husband and wife started our first business together

Starting a business in a post-communist Eastern European country (i.e. Bulgaria) has never been an easy task. It is quite challenging, actually. Entrepreneurs have to deal with the clumsy, not-business-friendly, bureaucratic machine and to find their way through a dense jungle of highly corrupted structures. Before  moving to the States three and half years ago, that was the only kind of business environment my husband George and I ever kne...