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Angel Otero

Consultant en Freelance IT Consultant & Service Provider

What killed most of the startups in the e-commerce business back in the 90s was bad programmers. A lot of those companies were started by business guys who thought the way startups worked was that you had some clever idea and then hired programmers to implement it. What happens is that the business guys choose people they think are good programmers which may end up not being the case 90% of the time. How do you pick good programmers if you're not a programmer? Perhaps if you are not technical a good way around this might be to hire someone that can take this on? But still facing the same issue as above because you will never know if that person has what it takes in first place. Many thanks for your help!