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

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

Michael Barnathan

Last updated on February 24th, 2017

This thread will probably be removed if you don't get rid of the upwork link. To answer your question, companies that have been around a long time... More

Greg Thomas Banker with an idea in the payments space

February 24th, 2017

I am in a similar situation, in the early discussions I've had I've had similar questions that Richard raised - i.e. what would I as a non-tech co-founder... 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
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CV Subash Leadership Coach, ICF CoachMentor, EMCC MentorCoach, Consultant & Healer @ Regal Unlimited

February 24th, 2017

One more comment: Got to catch up with Stanford Prof & his students, a panel of entrepreneurs... Power of a co-founder: Interesting discussion.It... More

Joe Cronley Multiple small business owner in pre-launch

February 24th, 2017

My project is a web/app based marketplace that provides a niche service in a large industry already well supplied by an entrenched industry structure. For... More

Dat Nguyen Co-founder at Softupsolutions.com. RTP, NC

February 23rd, 2017

A best way is to find a technical person (eg CTO) who shares the same vision and agrees to work with you in exchange for equity of the company. Your... More

Tom Buiel

February 23rd, 2017

Julia, Just for clarification, do you have a digital invoicing application you want to offer in a SaaS model that also requires an API? I also agree... More

Wawan

Last updated on February 24th, 2017

I agree with some of the answers: you don't need to learn perfectly a language, you need to understand how it works. And unlike what I've read here,... More

Frank A Graphic Designer, UX/UI Crafter, Prototype Builder

February 23rd, 2017

Check out the book: How to Build a Billion Dollar App by George Berkowski. A great resource that exactly addresses your question.

erik

February 23rd, 2017

The CEO's number one job is to find funding, so that he can pay the people on his team. Asking these people to work for free, is not a solution, because... More

Anonymous

February 23rd, 2017

Go to Crunchbase and search on the company name. It's not foolproof but, if they are claiming significant funding, they will show up there. Particularly... More

Kamran Holland

February 23rd, 2017

I wrote a book and published it on Amazon in 30 days only. Means, I have done it pretty quickly, my book was number one best seller for 2 weeks and... More

Juan Carlos Bermudez Interested in high tech applied to the real world.

February 23rd, 2017

Be careful, common people won't steal your idea, however big companies (telcos, for example) aren't afraid of investing a lot of money, time and resources... More

Dat Nguyen Co-founder at Softupsolutions.com. RTP, NC

February 23rd, 2017

Dont worry about creating a business plan or finding CTO or Agency to build your idea just yet. You need to test your idea. You can find a lot of... More

Chicke Fitzgerald

February 23rd, 2017

I would recommend a blog instead - chronicle the journey. Get people to follow that and comment. Blogs can provide good fodder for books, but be aware... More

James Radford Looking for some Sacramento Based Co-founders

February 23rd, 2017

I think transparacy is the best policy...

Dave Lampton Full-Stack Web/Internet Engineer w/ 23 yrs exp.

Last updated on February 23rd, 2017

There's no hard and fast rule, but generally it would be just as long as the other Chief-level executive officers go without being paid. At my last... More

Alem Soler I can't breathe if I had to work for someone.

February 22nd, 2017

ideas are 1% , the other 99% is execution. Now, honestly, how many people do you know that have gone beyond just bragging about what they are going... More