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15 Votes
7 Answers
25.4K Views
How big software companies get projects?

When a big business tycoon opens a software companies, they get projects of millions of dollars, and the company is always flooded with projects. While if it is a startup that initiates from a...

asked Oct 31 '10 at 14:17
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Rpk
208 points

0 Votes
0 Answers
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Who does code written by myself during a partnership belong to in the event the product is later "acquired" by the other party's company?

I was approached to do a re-skin of my work for 50/50. I agreed and continued to develop this new product. A third party joined and we agreed to 33.3% each. This new partner incorporated the...

asked Apr 7 '19 at 02:44
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Sierra
1 point

4 Votes
1 Answers
844 Views
Cost effectively sending SMS?

I'm working on a startup idea (have been for a few months, in fact). Part of this idea revolves around sending SMS reminders/alerts to my customers (fairly heavy usage). The startup is to be based...

asked Mar 18 '13 at 20:30
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Anonymous
557 points

0 Votes
0 Answers
22 Views
Early Exercise

I have been offered to exercise some of the stock option for a AG company in Germany. I would like to know if could make sense to exercise early in order to avoid short term capital gains tax. I...

asked Apr 2 '19 at 17:07
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Andrea Radello
1 point

1 Votes
3 Answers
51 Views
How can i find a co-founder for my startup in biotechnology space

I would like to build a team along with a co-founder with interest in biotechnology

asked Mar 19 '19 at 18:26
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Ch Ugandhar
6 points

0 Votes
1 Answers
3.03K Views
How to promote a mobile-only app?

What are the best ways to promote apps that are mobile only? Most apps only have a 1 or 2 pager site that just links to their listing on the App Store. That isn't really a good way to bring in new...

asked Jul 14 '14 at 18:43
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Alexandra Leong
2 points

0 Votes
0 Answers
38 Views
Storing health data

I am working on a bootstrapped side project aimed at digital nomads that lets you input your personal blood test data and track results over time, across countries.My business entity is based in...

asked Mar 28 '19 at 18:37
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Philip Seifi
132 points

0 Votes
6 Answers
29.2K Views
How can I find jewelry manufacturers?

We are looking to have a few jewelery pieces manufactured in lots of 100-300 at a time. I'm not sure where to look as we have zero manufacturing experience. The items will be small silver...

asked Jan 28 '11 at 11:26
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Citadelgrad
107 points

1 Votes
4 Answers
7.11K Views
1-minute video demo for my app. Where to get one made?

How do startups create the demo videos on their homepage? Is there a low cost option for getting one created? Any other tips for demo videos to look out for?

asked Apr 4 '14 at 23:55
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Joann Hardaway
7 points

1 Votes
4 Answers
2.47K Views
Who are the large ring manufacturers in the US, UK or Europe?

In particular I am looking for companies that manufacture large quantities of engagement ring semi-mounts in these countries. I am NOT looking for wholesalers, retailers or manufacturers that make...

asked Mar 2 '11 at 01:04
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Nikolay Piryankov
683 points

0 Votes
0 Answers
52 Views
Best way of getting ISO 9001 certified

Hoping not to spend gallons on money here. Can anyone advise on how to get ISO 9001 certified?

asked Mar 14 '19 at 13:17
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Sean Mc Mahon
1 point

3 Votes
5 Answers
3.1K Views
Ideas for bootstrapping a SaaS startup?

We are a B2B startup that has been started based on great technology (MIT PhD/Spin-off for developer tools/uml). We want to get around some of the inefficiencies in our industry by allowing for...

asked Oct 16 '09 at 12:41
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Vineet
1,080 points

4 Votes
4 Answers
1.41K Views
Small business multi-channel ecommerce solution needed

I'm involved in a three-person start-up, selling physical products on the web via: Our eCommerce store (either a high-end hosted cart (Lemon Stand? 3dcart?), or a cart we'll host ourselves...

asked Sep 27 '11 at 08:44
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Mark S
21 points

2 Votes
2 Answers
3.48K Views
I have an idea but need a developer to create it. How do I go about finding someone to build my app?

I have an idea for a web app, but I do not possess the technical skills to develop it. I don't think it's a very complex application to build. How do I go about finding someone to create it? Is it...

asked Jul 8 '14 at 03:23
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Courtney O'connell
11 points

2 Votes
3 Answers
1.37K Views
I have an idea for a mobile app. Should I fund it myself or raise money?

I have an app for an idea that will require around $100K capital to completely build and launch. Should I try to raise money or figure out a way to invest my own money?

asked Apr 4 '14 at 12:41
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Alexandra Scalise
16 points

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0 Answers
136 Views
what is my job at my startup?

I know it's common to wear a lot of hats while at a startup, but I'm trying to understand my role is so that: a) if / when the company grows, I know what position i should navigate toward? b) if...

asked Feb 25 '19 at 02:18
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Daniel Tirer
1 point

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0 Answers
122 Views
Examples of top managers/engineers who left a company to found startup of their own?

What are examples of top managers/engineers to leave a company in favor of their own startup in the same market niche?

asked Feb 20 '19 at 07:16
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Денис Кулагин
1 point

0 Votes
0 Answers
124 Views
Multi-Member LLC Bookkeeping Question

We are a multi-member LLC construction company. I do all the administration work and my two partners do all the construction work along with three other guys paid as 1099 contractors. Each...

asked Feb 7 '19 at 12:42
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Dawn Kinney
1 point

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My wife and I formed an LLC for our small farm. Is this considered a multi-owner or a sole owner? Do we need to file taxes as a partnership?

My wife and I are listed as the owners of an LLC. We file a joint tax return and will use pass through for the LLC. Are we a single ower or a partnership?

asked Jan 16 '19 at 22:56
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Alex Blogs And Games
1 point

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Venture capital method for valuing my pre revenue deep tech startup

Hello, I'm using the vc method to arrive at my business valuation. My sector ebitda multiple is 22.54. Using a discount rate of 70% I have arrived at my valuation. However I'm also aware that the...

asked Jan 9 '19 at 12:35
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Narayanan K.A
1 point