Jon Brumley, BBA ’61, has founded six different oil and gas companies, all of which listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The most recent firm was Encore Acquisition, which he founded with his son, Jonny Brumely. In 2005, Forbes magazine named Brumley and his son Entrepreneurs of the Year. And while his knowledge of [...]
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Finance maestro Jim Nolen explains the concept of “bootstrapping’” a start-up, and why people who want to be their own boss try to avoid venture capital for as long as possible.