“How to Survive as a Computer Graphics Entrepreneur” by Leon, Collier and Hamby

  • ©Mark Leon, Nancy Collier, and David Hamby



Entry Number: 41


    How to Survive as a Computer Graphics Entrepreneur

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    Aspirations to own a business. Familiarity with what is marketable in computer graphics and how it is priced.

    Topics Covered
    The risks and demands of starting and operating one’s own business, and a plentiful supply of proven survival techniques.

    Financial independence, individual glory, and taking charge of one’s own destiny are common dreams in computer graphics. This course was designed specifically for those individual computer graphics artists, developers, and enthusiasts who might be thinking of starting and operating their own computer graphics business, and asking themselves “Can I survive as a computer graphics entrepreneur?” A small group of entrepreneurs who have launched their own ventures, faced the onslaught of banks, customers, computer vendors and governments, and lived to tell the tale described their own experiences, then opened up the session to questions from budding entrepreneurs.

Contributed By:

    Mary Whitton


    Charles Babbage Institute Archives, University of Minnesota

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