Mario Calderon Galdos, Founder

Business Developer, Marketer

Dublin, Ireland

Mario is looking for someone to join him/her or to join a startup

Business stage

Idea phase

Business plan mapped out

Minimum viable product built

Paying customers

Mario is looking for a founder who

Has expertise as

Product Manager Programmer

Can commit to working

10 hours per week

Is able to invest

Sweat equity only

Relevant industries

Technology

Skills

Beginner
Intermediate
Expert
Technical
Product Management
Finance
Managing People
Mario is open to joining a startup

Can commit to working

10 hours per week

Is able to invest

Sweat equity only

Relevant industries

Technology

Skills

Beginner
Intermediate
Expert
Marketing
Finance
Sales
Managing People
Product Management
Technical
Background

Startup Experience

First time founder

About Mario

Hi there,

I'm searching for a programmer/developer co-founder that would like to disrupt the survey/research landscape. So far companies like Survey Monkey and Qualtrics have neglected the academia market, specially students going through post-graduate degrees.

You can realize about this every time you are invited to fill out a new questionnaire (over Facebook) by a friend who is currently studying at uni. My solutions primary targets researchers/master students but it also envisions to expand to SMBs.

The main that this idea addresses are:
- Surveys are mainly distributed to homogeneous samples (friends or friends of friends/no more that 2 degrees of separation)
- Academia survey/questionnaires aren't fully indexed
- Non-transparency in incentive creation and delivery
- Spammy survey distribution
- Poor survey quality, etc.

This idea got the 3rd place in Startup Weekend - Bergen 2012 - link here: https://web.archive.org/web/20120317192229/http://bergen.startupweekend.org/
Company Name: Tapuna

+3 years have passed by and the problems that I was trying to solve still remain.

If you are interested in solving the aforementioned issues, please don't hesitate in reaching me out. I'm a Full Time Data Analyst at Faebook EU HQ. Though, I'm more than happy to start crafting a solution on part-time basis.

I'm looking for a developer passionate on data&analytics and research.

Cheers!
Mario

Education

University of Groningen

MSc Marketing Research

- 2011

BI Norwegian Business School

MSc Strategic Marketing Management

- 2012