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How do I find a partner or investor for my business?

Jane Gordon Owner/ Designer at Jane A Gordon Jewelry

Last updated on February 2nd, 2017

My art, gifts and mostly jewelry designs have sold all over the world since 2000, mostly in trunk shows. Now I am trying to change from a traveling roadshow, a 1 person company, to a business, My inventory is large, intellectual property larger, and I am exploding with ideas for more. How do I find the right person who knows how to build a business, online and/or real world?

Jane Gordon Owner/ Designer at Jane A Gordon Jewelry

February 18th, 2017

Kraig, when you use words and expressions like "business logic" "picture and product number" "then I could build your MVP APP right from that" etc. I can understand each word, but I am googling everything - - and that is how I just learned that MVP no longer means "Most Valuable Player" which shows you why your answers are teaching me how much I don't know and why I need partners for online even more than I thought!


As far as being scale-able, again - in terms of real world, production, etc. I have a proven track record. If that means something different online - - I have to learn.


Would you be willing to contact me for a conversation?


Jane@JaneGordon.com

212-688-8600

Kenneth Fax Senior Technology Executive - Mobile, Wireless, Telecommunications, Healthcare, Mergers / Acquistions, Funding

February 16th, 2017

Hello Jane,

It seems as if, your business is prime for growing online. There are a few ways that you can strategically position, launch and channel or omni-channel the company credibility and exposure.


The top consideration is to reconnect to existing customers, to inform of online presence. This is the pre-launch stage. It is helpful to survey your existing buyers, also.


Feel free to call or contact, if there may be a need for help.


Sincere regards,

Kenneth Fax

415-545-8299

http://Linkedin.com/in/KennethFax

Jane Gordon Owner/ Designer at Jane A Gordon Jewelry

February 17th, 2017

This site is confusing. I can't figure out how to answer Kenneth, but called the number and leaving thanks for the answer here.

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

February 18th, 2017

Okay, so I had a look at your site. The shopping list for men, is the best,,'startup' part of your site. That's business logic right there, if I had a picture and product number next to them I could build your MVP APP right from that.


If your serious, you need to be scale-able, that means taking away, your time as much as possible. You need a fulfillment system,customer management, and social media management.

S P Looking for people with Biz Dev/Fundraising skills

Last updated on February 18th, 2017

Dear Jane, Please be careful. It is not rocket science to build an online cart. Shopify.com or something similar is a good place to start off. And don't get pulled into the scale routine yet. It will take a while for you to become an Amazon. The value of the business is in your designs and its uniqueness, the rest is more or less commodity. Please remember that when you speak to tech guys. Ideally seek advice from a family member or friend who has a basic idea of tech and take it from there.

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

February 18th, 2017

I'm sorry. I went into techno nerd mode there. In that context it actually means minimum viable product. (what is the smallest part of the idea, you could implement and make a profit on. (I'm away and on my mobile at the minute) Happy to chat (kraigh26@gmail.com) business logic is how your company works that needs to be coded into your software. picture, I mean a picture/photo . (I am learning things too, I had to google to know what color perdot was). I believe the American term for product number is UPC, which will help with your google. search.

Jane Gordon Owner/ Designer at Jane A Gordon Jewelry

February 18th, 2017

Hi Rogue Start-up - -


It's a bit weird answering a note to someone who didn't sign a name.... I looked at your site and you are way out of my budget at the moment. I do see we are neighbors both in NY where I live, and in Phila. where I grew up, and where I go often to see family.


Not sure where to go if your starting price is $2K


Jane


Jane Gordon Owner/ Designer at Jane A Gordon Jewelry

February 18th, 2017

Ooops - silly me. I just saw you do equity, too. Contacting now.

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

February 19th, 2017

I'm afraid I'm not in a position to work cheaply/free. if you can't do 2k a month, I'm probably not going to be able to help. Sorry and best of luck.