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How do I raise funds?

Grant Olsen Founder RiffBiz.com

February 21st, 2017

Sounds like you have an idea and potentially a good opportunity, but you are a long way from raising funding. As Gabor mentioned, investors will want... More

Kev Price start up founder, mentor, martial artist, bearded

February 21st, 2017

honestly ... if possible I'd find different investment. Taking this particular investor's money is going to move your focus away from long term sustainable... More

Golam Md Muktadir I am very open to learning and working together.

February 21st, 2017

I would recommend python, javascript or php. Learn with a goal (like building a simple website) so that you get a basic idea what programmers do.... More

Henry Daas Coach-Approach Strategic Advisor

February 21st, 2017

Traction/Gino Wickman The Art of the Start/Guy Kawasaki The Checklist Manifesto/Atul Gawande The Paradox of Choice/Barry Schwartz More

Chris Jordan Co-Founder

February 21st, 2017

Keep in mind that a breakthrough business is 1% an idea and 99% execution. I highly doubt that through the entire population of the globe that only... More
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Diane Zundel Current Brand manager looking to launch my own

Last updated on February 21st, 2017

Hi I'm new to CoFoundersLab and in the very early stages of developing a new product concept that I would eventually like to bring to Market. I knew... More

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Scott McGregor Advisor, co-founder, consultant and part time executive to Tech Start-ups. Based in Silicon Valley.

February 21st, 2017

Considering probabilities, whatever your idea is, it probably COULD work. It is also very probable that it WON'T work, even though it "could". No... More

kraig Web App Tech Dev,desperate to brexit

February 21st, 2017

@Ranjit. Why do you think they need to have worked on a fitbit project? These are translatable skills. That's a bit like refusing to hire a driver... More

Glaucia Lemos Full Stack Developer and Proud Geek

February 21st, 2017

Try to learn Ruby on Rails. Or JavaScript.

Dan Friedman Software engineer by day. Entrepreneur by night.

February 21st, 2017

It worries me is that you are the non-techie founder asking for help here, instead of your techie co-founder. What has he tried? Has he tried raising... More

Kachina Gosselin Invest in yourself and others will invest in you

February 20th, 2017

I've worked with clients that are able to offer compensation upfront by using creative financing solutions to generate revenue up front. To be honest,... More

Grant Olsen Founder RiffBiz.com

February 20th, 2017

I've worked with hundreds of app developers while evaluating acquisitions at Zynga and can tell you it will be very difficult to raise funding for... More

Gareth Hughes

February 20th, 2017

Rather than titles, focus on responsibilities. Write down who is going to lead the various key activities to drive your company. While it's typical... More

Daryl Gibson

February 20th, 2017

Hi David, Based on the questions you were asking about the size of the market and sales, it's obvious that you have not yet validated your idea.Whether... More

Patrick Roch Founder & CEO at Roch Systems

Last updated on February 20th, 2017

Hi Julia, As for pricing it really depends on your requirements. I don't thing any serious custom software development company can give you pricing... More

Kev Price start up founder, mentor, martial artist, bearded

February 20th, 2017

The industry is less important than the stage of business, your legal structure, the equity split in your business, how many customers you have, how... More

Ample-Arch Hello, I am co founder of and IT company.

Last updated on February 20th, 2017

Hello Patrina, we have develop this kind of system before and have experience of external devices integrated with your mobile or web app (if needed... More

Gabor Nagy Founder / Chief architect at Skyline Robotics

Last updated on February 20th, 2017

Build the Web site / service on a budget, and get paying customers. Most investors today will only fund you, once you have a product, customers (traction),... More

Eric Platon Maker with background in AI

February 20th, 2017

Yes, it is possible to get funding for an app idea. A critical criteria is the team asking for funding, though. If the team is not "self-sufficient",... More

Rich Mavrogeanes President/CEO at Discover Video Inc

Last updated on February 20th, 2017

This happened to me in my 3rd company, and it is just horrible when someone you think you trust screws you like that. His name is Kirby and it was... More