Luvon Dungee I am a dreamer, inventor, creator, artist, writer

February 22nd, 2017

This question is so relevant in space I now occupy. By profession I am a Realestate developer who created with the assistance of an oversees programmer,... More

Anil Kncl i am an entrepreneur,want to leave my mark erth

February 22nd, 2017

Building a Team

Adam Davis Embedded engineer with full stack experience

February 22nd, 2017

At its root this is a question about managing technical risk. You choose a dev shop when you know exactly what you want, there's no (or very, very... More

Fred Davis Mentor at Runway Incubator

Last updated on February 22nd, 2017

I advise most startups to not place a valuation on their company. The only valuation that matters is the valuation of the lead investor in your series... More

Richard Gammons Program Manager/Product Manager

Last updated on February 22nd, 2017

I highly recommend "CS50" which is a Harvard University "Introduction to Programming Course" offered for free through edX: https://www.edx.org/. It's... More
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Max Garkavtsev CEO at QArea, TestFort

Last updated on February 22nd, 2017

As I understand in ideal world you need to get money without need of valuation or to get fair valuation. I would suggest 2 general approaches. 1st... More

Don Rector

February 22nd, 2017

Actually that is exactly how DoD has bought since the early 70s when Dave Packard was undersecretary in charge of acquisitions. This is also how HP... More

Randall Carr Staff Engineer at Sony Interactive Entertainment

February 22nd, 2017

Andrew, why do you want to do this? Scraping is a semi-old way of extracting information from websites and other web-accessible servers. While this... More

Gabriel Magaña Gonzalez

Last updated on February 22nd, 2017

The equity better be REAL GOOD. You are taking a huge risk by working for no salary on a project that, if you go by averages alone, will most probably... More

Marc Dedeaux 45, owner at a logistics co. and startup investor

Last updated on February 22nd, 2017

Hi. I'm an owner at a large 3PL and logistics company. We are based in Los Angeles and been around for a long time.. http://dartentities.com/ We've... More

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

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

Arnold Daniels Leading a developer team for startup

February 21st, 2017

Consider spending days solely with the family or solely working. I find a 4 working days and 3 family days being a good split. (2 work days, 1 family,... More