Mauricio Garcia Jacques Idealist bordering naivety with medical background

January 18th, 2017

Read as many books as possible on successful and failed ventures and related material! so much to learn and helps keep up the motivation. This is... More

Julien Vicente

January 18th, 2017

I'd say do the most you can do yourself. Show yourself (and the world) that you're capable of getting things done. You don't have tech skills? But... More

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Cofounder Dilemma

Sam McAfee Building Popup Incubators for Corporate Innovation Programs

January 18th, 2017

First, it's possible to begin working tog before you sign anything formal. Find small ways to work together first. Second, you can check someone's... More

Chris

January 18th, 2017

Yes (small things & low risk) just jump in, don't think about it just close your eyes and go. Whatever is holding you back (if it flops, friends... More

Larry MacDonald

January 18th, 2017

Sixty slides = the kiss of death. The purpose of your first pitch is pass the smell test and get a chance to make a more complete pitch. So 60 slides... More

Sarah Stefaniuk Altruistic founder wanting to make positive change

January 18th, 2017

This is a great story Bret. You have inspired me as I am in a similar situation that you were in - afraid to share my good idea but know I have to... More

Sreekanth Raghunath Engineering product dev and services leader

January 18th, 2017

Hi Sapir, I have about 15 yrs experience in the area of fluids and thermal engineering. Would be happy to help. You can check my LinkedIn profile... More

ifeanyi charles Startup founder with a great business mind

January 18th, 2017

thanks Travis and Steve for your very insightful response. this is definitely a challenge for me giving that my startup has not raised any significant... More

Bob Snyder

January 18th, 2017

The hardest part of your venture will be finding funding sources for educated, skilled and entrepreneurial refugees (SMES) If you can get a few of... More

John Dex VP Product Management at MPIRICA Health Analytics

January 18th, 2017

Founder Institute is exceptional. Great instruction, great mentors & intense. I participated in the Seattle program. Some thoughts: Mentors tend... More

Filip Valica Product Development Engineer (Mechanical)

January 17th, 2017

No. As Steve O mentioned, there are faster ways of validating the market. Crowdfunding is for teams that have an audience already. Think of it as... More

prayank khandelwal Technology enthusiast. IPR associate. Startups

January 17th, 2017

Hey, I guess this is bit late but if you are still thinking of filing a patent, I may help you in doing so. I work from India in collaboration with... More

Artem Golub

January 17th, 2017

Detailed requirements doc, if your not technical then don't suggest technology that you may have read about in blogs etc.. that you think will keep... More

Robbe Nagel Interested and Motivated Teenage Entrepreneur

January 17th, 2017

According to the information given, you are building an online business. The fact that it is an online business, I think there is no problem at all... More

Alejandro Cremades

January 17th, 2017

Investors don't spend more than 3 minutes on pitch decks. They see thousands of them every year. Especially if we are talking about professional venture... More

Steve Owens

January 17th, 2017

We have several customers who have tried this. They spend about $25K to $50K in direct marketing cost, a couple of months of time, and usually get... More

victor jack Web delveloper

January 17th, 2017

Don't worry too much on the pricing, instead think more of the quality terms. As the prize increase so will it be with the quality. If u want to have... More

Patrick Hidalgo

January 17th, 2017

It depends on how much total time you are given andwhat round/who the audience is. For example, if you only have a total of ten minutes and that includes... More

Travis Johnson Founder executing on high levels of EQ and results

January 17th, 2017

Building a team can be one of the most difficult elements of a early stage startup but here is my 2 cents in less then 2 minutes. If you are the... More

Marc Rowen

January 17th, 2017

Actually, having done both marketing and development, I would challenge the assertion marketing cannot iterate week by week (or more generally sprint... More