Great article by Time Magazine on going it alone as a solo entrepreneur. Article highlights and instapaper founders road to becoming solo entrepreneurs.

On December 16, 2010, Yahoo had an all-staff meeting where it listed Delicious on a slide in the “sunset” category — meaning the site would probably die a slow death. (Eventually, Delicious was sold off to the founders of YouTube.) When the slide was leaked on Twitter, Delicious fans began to search for a substitute and Ceglowski’s Pinboard was there waiting. A few mentions in the tech press helped Pinboard take off. Thousands of new paying customers came on board that first day. In three days he had amassed $100,000 in revenue.