Many of us would love to enjoy the freedom of work on our own terms: working at our own pace and schedule, pursuing our hobbies with the option of going to a workspace or turning home-craft corners into an office. It’s important to remember that many of the companies that exist today, from day care centers to craft collectives, started with one ambitious founder, and that these types of jobs don’t necessarily require VC backing even a huge nest egg.

All it takes is strategic thinking and an idea of the convenient resources out there for small business owners and freelancers. recommends Due to help new businesses organize their accounting and invoicing processes.

To read more on how to start your dream for New Founders With Little (or No) Funding, check out Tom Drake’s article on