Chris Hartman Experienced Product Development Consultant

April 22nd, 2013

Hey All,So we are working on a new product and I'd like to generate some interest prior to beta launch. As most do, we are thinking of a basic 'coming... More

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Last updated on August 10th, 2017

Hi there, First, thank you for all the very thoughtful answers. I wanted to update my question based upon some answers I have read. Clarification... More

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Yaya Mbaoua Founder & CEO of Zencey | Telehealth Expert | Digital Health Technologies

February 3rd, 2014

You have a solid business concept for a web-based product but don't have a technical co-founder yet. You'd like to build a demo/clickable prototype... More

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Lucia Guh-Siesel CEO & Founder, Bandalou

May 19th, 2014

We have a prototype product in e-commerce and had plans to begin fundraising with that prototype.  However, I have heard that investors will require... More

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Rob Phillips iOS & web engineer, product designer, startup enthusiast/advisor

August 22nd, 2013

In your experience, what are the best ways to collect consumer feedback about a new idea that you're considering? How do you balance telling the world... More

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Nathaniel Dean SaaS Sales Executive

August 14th, 2013

Hi FD, does anyone have experience using ODesk to build a prototype product?  I'm looking for positive/negative experiences, non-obvious pitfalls,... More

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Lydia Loizides Founder and CEO @GGGrit

March 24th, 2013

OK - bring it on.  The prototype/alpha (effectively the core) has been built in .NET.  We now have to make a decision:  continue development within... More

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Tom Maiaroto Full Stack Consultant

January 2nd, 2014

What do you all use for this kind of stuff? Launch Rock ( Or are there other tools?I'm curious because I actually have a really... More

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Krushi Patel self motivated, hard working and passionate

July 7th, 2017

I have an idea about a machine but I don't have enough knowledge to make a prototype. I will have to hire an engineer with masters/PhD to make a prototype,... More

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Last updated on April 21st, 2017

Deal: Outsourced Product Dev - proposes 12% vested equity for $15k discount + free branding & marketing. Should I accept? The product dev studio... More

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