For those of you just starting out, I realize that after reading various success stories online, you may be under the impression that as long as you tough it out in the first few months, bootstrapping eventually becomes a slow but steady uphill climb. This is not always the case.
Here’s what our revenue curve looks like.
I’m not specifying the resolution of time in this graph — but it’s significant enough to show that you can be “successful” (I’ve been running Antair full-time, for nearly a decade), and yet still have a bumpy ride all the way through. For those unfamiliar with Antair, this is for multiple products, mobile, desktop, and SaaS, both B2C and B2B, with bits of consulting client work thrown in.