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I have great app idea I can give my 100% time and resource to it. But how to find people and start?

Sahil Bloch

October 29th, 2015

I am 15 years old, I know some programming like HTML, CSS, little JavaScript and Ruby. And I know little on developing android apps. I have got an amazing idea, I have talked to my father about the idea and he likes it very much but he does not have any expertise in Internet field. I am allowed to put my heart and soul to it. But I don't know how to get employees to manage and incorporate my company. I am seeking help about it from everyone, please help me regarding these. Thank You

Lorraine Wheeler President at Redstoke, LLC

October 29th, 2015

Use your coding skills to build an MVP (minimal viable product).  In other words, try to build a prototype with the minimum feature set that is needed to test out if your idea is a hit with potential customers.  When you get to that point and you have something to show, find a mentor or an entrepreneurship group that can help you from there.  

Jacob Kojfman Experienced technology and corporate lawyer, focusing on SAAS

October 29th, 2015

Hi Sahil, Find a mentor. Perhaps someone from here. Find an accountant and a lawyer. Get a board of advisors. Surround yourself with people whom you can trust. Jacob Kojfman 604 318 4539

Aswan Morgan Mobile Entrepreneur; eCommerce Personalization, Optimization & Conversion Expert

October 29th, 2015

Wholeheartedly agree with Jacob. Also, work in short execution/validation cycles. That is, don't spend a whole bunch of time and resources building something out in a silo. Instead, to the extent that you can, execute your idea in small, manageable chunks and seek validation from potential customers at each point along the way. It's not uncommon for ideas to change/mature once feedback loops are implemented.

Success-minded Moguls

October 29th, 2015

Sahil, I can help! Let's setup a time to talk...your parents will need to be present on the call as well. Send me your skype id. Best, Camille

Rob G

October 29th, 2015

Homework first. go to steveblank.com (steve blank dot com) http://steveblank.com/ and read everything. When you've done that then come back with more targeted questions. It is highly unlikely that you will get any initial capital without some 'traction' first. go find out what 'traction' means. Do extensive product market fit homework first.  Then build a mockup/prototype/MVP. do more PMF homework. Then go get some users/customers. Then you might be ready for initial seed money. You will also then have more credibility with potential investors, partners, customers. Homework first. 

Eduardo Fonseca Cloud Provider | Azure & Unity 3d Developer | Senior .NET Software Engineer | MCTS

October 29th, 2015

Assist frequently to networking events, seminars, talks, training, and similar. You can also try something I saw no long ago: do a call for entrepreneurs(they did it by creating a google form and posting it on Facebook), it did have lots of persons interested. Have at least some good idea of what you want to do. Also you may want to figure out if there are any training programs on your startup community. If you haven't start creating your followers network in twitter too.

Sahil Bloch

October 29th, 2015

Thank you everyone guiding me I think I got a good knowledge now what I need is just a mentor. Thanks once again.

Nayan Pathak

October 29th, 2015

Because you mentioned you know/learning HTML, CSS, JS, I would like to suggest you look at ionic framework. In my experience, it's a great framework to come up with a MVP quickly. When you have a prototype in hand, you will be in a much better position to convey your idea to potential partner/investors.

And some of the earlier comments have great advice for you, so try to make use of them. 

Success-minded Moguls

October 29th, 2015

Sahil, The way that we work is we normally require a face-to-face meeting. Where are you located? We don't use FB and email is only used to communicate. There are a ton of secure apps that we can use to Face-time with. Pick one and let me know. Please keep in mind that your parents must be present on the initial call and must sign NDAs for you. And, contracts to move forward. Best, Camille

David Austin Relentless problem solver and innovator.

October 29th, 2015

Jessica Alter, who founded this website (founderdating.com) has an interesting take on amazing ideas and I share her thoughts in that regard.  Here is her take:
https://www.fi.co/posts/18581

I have no doubt you will have success in your endeavors be it this or any other ... just remember the value is in the execution, not the idea.  You will only succeed when you realize that critical fact.  Good luck!