Maulik Sailor

February 26th, 2017

Hi Chris, I normally work with start-ups as a co-founder and help you to get through the MVP to scale-up. Please have a look at www.innovify.com. More

Brian Robinson, J.D. Innovative Regulatory Risk Advisors LLC ManagingMember Innovative Regulatory Risk Advisors

Last updated on February 26th, 2017

Thanks Langston, it is something that is definitely in demand both in the public sector (Defense and LE) as well as in the commercial sector. We hope... More

Josh Levitan Product & Marketing Guy

February 26th, 2017

1) If your site supports it or you can add it cheaply/easily, have some moderators. You can usually find people in your community who are engaged... More

Joe Albano, PhD Using the business of entrepreneurialism to turn ideas into products and products into sustainable businesses.

February 26th, 2017

Here are a few thoughts to get you started: What are you asking investors to invest in? Is your business ready for funding? Yes. investors invest... More

James Abel Software/Hardware Engineer

February 26th, 2017

What is the nature of the company or project? .co is good as a general alternative to .com. .io is OK if your audience are techies/nerds. .net is... More
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Sequoian

February 25th, 2017

Julia I see many nice replies here . However I am afraid that your first statement "I have no experience with software development" is going to be... More

Jody Osman Managing Director at Upfront Business Development

February 25th, 2017

Good data is always an important foundation to any lead gen activity. We developed Upstream (www.stayupstream.com) to help us and other companies... More

kraig from idea to MVP APP. Low rates. Full stack.

February 25th, 2017

Trends? Anything Fintech(especially anything offering liquidity to pre-ipo startups) or Greentech(EU quite possibly needs massive investment post... More

Andre Sr. Managing Partner | Business Funding | Speaker | Mentor

February 25th, 2017

Awesome; you have an idea. How have you validated it? Have you been paid for your product or service? Do you have an execution plan, budget, SWOT... More

Richard Pridham Investor, President & CEO at Retina Labs

February 25th, 2017

Alan, thanks for your suggestions. I hear what you're saying and agree with you. I just wish it was that simple in this case. Firstly, when I say... More

kraig from idea to MVP APP. Low rates. Full stack.

February 25th, 2017

You would be better with a cofounder, or even freelance developers. Especially as you are unlikey to know how to provide requirements. Most quotes... More

Alan Matthews Entrepreneur

February 25th, 2017

Offer cash not equity, and lots of it. Like 40% of sales minus draw of $80K. Salespeople (good ones) are driven by cash now, not equity later. They... More

Phillip Mrozinski Professor of Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital

February 25th, 2017

The key is a QUALITY BUSINESS PLAN. As a professor for over 40 years in Finance, Marketing and Entrepreneurship and building the College of Entrepreneurship... More

Sequoian

February 25th, 2017

Adeel, I see lot of nice replies here. I run a dev shop where 50% of more of our clients are startups. We also invest/incubate good ideas . So i... More

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

February 25th, 2017

I think you are misdiagnosing an motivation problem that is actually an ability problem. You say you gave this person (who you found on Upwork) specific... More

erik

Last updated on February 24th, 2017

In order to know how long it will take to complete a task, you must have done pretty much the same already. So, you need to repeat yourself to be... More

Joanan Hernandez CEO & Founder at Mollejuo

February 24th, 2017

Hello Trevor, Ideas are dime a dozen If you haven't assimilated the previous, well, you better :) Execution is everything. One thing is to have... More

Biswajit Singh

February 24th, 2017

First; understand who you are sending emails to. For instance; if you offer discounts for students or discounts for retirees, consider segmenting... More

Michele Tivey COO at FinTech Payments Corp, Director CNP-Solutions

February 24th, 2017

Hang in there Shalin. It will happen! I think outsourcing is a word-of-mouth referral process for many businesses. Folks want to know that somebody... More

Ran Fuchs Senior executive passionate about new tech.

Last updated on February 24th, 2017

This is an impossible to answer question without knowing what the startup is doing, what the challenges are, and who are the founders. If the founders... More