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Did we solve our bandwidth cost crisis?
Jon and Justin share their progress on:
The bandwidth / CDN cost problem (and how it might affect our profitability).
Marco Arment: "It would cost them probably thousands of dollars a month in bandwidth and CDN costs to host our show."
We made a decision on whether we'll take investment now. (Hats off to Earnest Capital, TinySeed, and Indie.VC for offering such great options!)
Should founders use their savings to fund their company? What about credit cards?
When should we start hiring people?
What about government-funded community loans for startups? ~9% interest.
Nathan Barry: "You should get a loan when you don’t need it because once you do it won’t be available."
Our accountant might be a socialist. ;)
Can you really "build something out of nothing?"
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