David Eedle Internet Consultant and Entrepreneur

January 18th, 2017

60 is around 50 too many. Have pitched many times, usually had 3 - 5 mins and even then been interrupted. What you *should* do though is have a bunch... More

Rob G

January 18th, 2017

Kashif, some options: Option 1: do it yourself. it sounds like you are more than confident in your capabilities to handle both product dev and "the... More

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

Ben Slavin A creative leader who gets shit done.

January 18th, 2017

Good question, Yana. I suppose it depends on what kind of life you want to live. Presumably, a micro-startup can be done without a team and can be... 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

Sourabh Nagar Revenue Growth- Cloud-Enabled Technology Solutions

January 18th, 2017

Hi Siarhei, Greetings for the day!! Happy New year. To start with I agree with the point which is already mentioned by other fellow members "If... More

Nicolas Form

January 18th, 2017

I agree with Bob. Most of the time, whatever your idea is, you can make it "by hand" before automating it with an app or a web platform. Try first... More

hannahtoku lesli WELL AM VERY KIND AND LONELY SINGLE LADY MOOD

January 18th, 2017

You could have a waiting list, or do a "pre-order" approach while you work on the MVP, to get an idea of how interested people are. Make sure to write... More

Christoph Ranaweera

January 18th, 2017

I did it around 3 years ago. Not sure how the LA program exactly works and what changed in the 3 years but it should still apply: 1. expect intensive... 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

David Feng Co-Founder at Reamaze, Clearalias, and Roninapp.

January 18th, 2017

You should be doing most of the communicating. Not your slides. Therefore, 60 slides is about 50-55 too many. You should be able to explain your idea,... More

Steve Owens

January 17th, 2017

Idea to 10x+ exit experience.

Alexis Rhyner Zesty + Enthusiastic x Adventurous = Me

January 17th, 2017

Hola Mateo, felicidades! Having lived in Los Angeles for 4 years myself, I can tell you that you will enjoy the city very much. Have you heard of... 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

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

Jagadesan Ganesan A seasoned tech guy. Into Conversational commerce.

January 17th, 2017

@Steve Owens, Can you please name a few such companies ?

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

Tim Titus Multiple startup founder, 1 exit

January 17th, 2017

I like Guy Kawasaki's method: 10/20/30 10 slides 20 minutes 30 pt. font minimum