When bootstrapping a startup it is easy to get overwhelmed by thoughts of the kit you might need. It would be great to go out and buy a top-of-the-range laptop or desktop with all the latest software pre-installed but this can be a potential waste of time and budget. Cash flow can be tight to non-existent and so the last thing you want to do is invest capital in the wrong places. So keeping costs to a minimum in the IT department can be essential when first starting out. In the post, we are going to give some essential tips on how to bootstrap your startup.