Bootstrapping a startup: Less cash, more cowbell

Steve Murch knows a thing or two about building a startup without taking outside funding, as the founder and CEO of bootstrapped startup BigOven, a mobile grocery and recipe service with more than 7 million downloads and 1.6 million registered users. A veteran of companies including VacationSpot, Escapia and Expedia, and a student of a certain “Saturday… Read More

Steve Murch in the KIRO-FM studios. (Erynn Rose photo)

BigOven’s Steve Murch: How digital recipes can change the world, starting with dinner

Our guest on the latest GeekWire radio show and podcast was veteran entrepreneur Steve Murch, the CEO of Seattle-based BigOven, which offers online services and apps devoted to recipes, shopping and other aspects of modern meal-making — tapping a large user-generated database of recipes. We talked about a range of topics, including how Murch competes… Read More

Bill Gates at the UW this week.

GeekWire Radio: Advice from Gates, best movie app ever, and Seattle startup BigOven

This week on the GeekWire radio show and podcast, we share a highlight from Bill Gates’ appearance at the University of Washington, explain a notable expansion of Seattle startup Cheezburger’s business, and talk about a key takeaway from entrepreneur Rich Barton’s appearance at the GeekWire Meetup. Our guest in the studio is Steve Murch, the… Read More