Bootstrapping Businesses From Scratch with Bryan Clayton


Bryan Clayton

Bryan Clayton is a serial entrepreneur who is the Co-Founder and CEO of GreenPal, an online lawn care marketplace. His platform, which is now a 9-nine figure business, connects users to lawn care professionals. Before he started this company, he founded another landscaping company called Peachtree Inc. After the business reached $10 million in annual revenue, he sold it. His expertise is in small business growth, bootstrapping businesses, entrepreneurship, and marketing.



Wondering whether you should bootstrap your business or look for investors? Both routes have their own pros and cons. Before you make a decision, make sure you learn about them.

On this episode, Bryan Clayton, the CEO and Co-Founder at GreenPal talks about how they bootstrapped their business and the lessons they learned while growing their business. He also discusses why he prefers bootstrapping his businesses rather than looking for investors.

Tune in to find out:

  • Why he prefers bootstrapping his businesses.
  • Advantages and disadvantages of bootstrapping.
  • Advantages and disadvantages of getting funding.
  • How to choose Co-Founders for your business.

He also discusses how they grew GreenPal from scratch. Listen to him talk about it all.


Shane Barker is a digital marketing consultant who specializes in influencer marketing, product launches, sales funnels, targeted traffic, and website conversions. He has consulted with Fortune 500 companies, influencers with digital products, and a number of A-List celebrities.


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