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How do I split company profits 3 ways?

Hi , Me and two of my friends are opening a retail space in order to rental out nail booths. If we have 8+ booths and are charging about $400+ monthly rent ( not sure if you need this info) how...

asked Jul 29 '20 at 06:20
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Sey S
1 point

2 Votes
2 Answers
4.32K Views
Biotech startup: How do I split up the roles/responsibilities of three founders?

I am creating a medical device startup and I have some issues determining how to split up the various roles and responsibilities of founders, among other problems. My brother, a friend/partner, and...

asked Apr 20 '11 at 06:32
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Jry223
11 points

4 Votes
6 Answers
12.2K Views
How do you split a company three ways without repeating decimals?

My co-founders and I have agreed on a completely even split equity of 1/3 each. In our operating agreement,however, we need to put down the percentage ownership stake for each of us, and aren't...

asked Oct 13 '11 at 02:40
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Three Way Llc
23 points

27 Votes
12 Answers
4.85K Views
Hourly rate - client wants invoices from other companies to prove my rate

I am being asked by a client to provide invoices from other clients showing that I was paid the hourly rate that I want to charge them. In other words, Client A wants to see my invoices to Client B...

asked Mar 26 '11 at 02:38
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Bob Baddeley
238 points

31 Votes
12 Answers
23.3K Views
UserVoice or GetSatisfaction?

These two services seem quite similar and from reading around on the internet I can't find a definitive reason why one is better than the other or a comparison of their strengths/weaknesses. Has...

asked Oct 10 '09 at 18:39
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Anthon
470 points

57 Votes
8 Answers
32.1K Views
Why would OKCupid write their own web server?

OKCupid wrote their own web server. Isn't the technology stack basically a commodity at this point? They serve a lot of people and want to be fast, but there are very large companies that use MSFT...

asked Mar 10 '11 at 07:18
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Michael Pryor
2,250 points

45 Votes
12 Answers
7.44K Views
Acquisition interest in my part-time startup

I work as a software engineer at Big Software Company X, and have been hacking away on the side at my own mobile app for the past 2 years, which is publicly available. It does decently well,...

asked Feb 7 '11 at 13:22
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Anon
228 points

56 Votes
26 Answers
9.39K Views
Entrepreneurs, what are the 3 best pearls of wisdom you've received for your startup ventures?

This is general guidance that you've found is key in achieving success. Can be marketing related, funding, technology, hiring, anything. If you could just pick 3 that you think have held up over...

asked Oct 22 '09 at 02:23
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Chris
4,214 points

88 Votes
16 Answers
17.1K Views
Is hiring average programmers worse than staying solo?

I have a reasonably successful SaaS, which is pretty much a one-man show; I always wanted a co-founder but never found the right person. It's been running for a number of years now, growing...

asked May 26 '11 at 20:54
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J22
543 points

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I need a profit sharing mobile app developer. any recommendation

I need a profit sharing mobile app developer. any recommendation . I have a business idea worth millions of dollars and has a worldwide market. I need to build a mobile app to get this active...

asked Jul 5 '20 at 03:48
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Roland
1 point

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Expenses that I didn't take yet

I'm doing 2019 tax filing. I started company(LLC) in June, 2019. I took paycheck but didn't take expenses. Now it is June 2020, can I take all expenses in 2019 as reimbursement?

asked Jun 26 '20 at 02:46
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Tai Y Lee
1 point

1 Votes
4 Answers
1.65K Views
How to evaluate a lawyer?

The business in various stages needs to have access to legal help. In my life I have talked to many lawyers and found myself basically wondering one thing: How to evaluate a lawyer?

asked Mar 21 '12 at 11:22
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Karlson
1,779 points

8 Votes
2 Answers
1.39K Views
I got a lawyer email... should I even reply to this?

I got the followig message enclosed in an attached pdf file. I did some background research and the firm seems legit. Dear Mr. Vadoff Our law firm represents a client who prefers to remain...

asked Aug 17 '11 at 07:58
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Vadoff
143 points

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What are some good SWAG items I should invest in for my product launch?

I'm launching a software product in August and I'm thinking about getting some quality SWAG items as giveaway items for new customers. I was thinking, for example, about getting some YETI travel...

asked Jun 2 '20 at 14:41
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Elliot Easton
1 point

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What should I charge for my new software product at launch?

I have a software product I'm launching in August. I'm not sure how to price it. THE PRODUCT is a database utility that does something simple and useful that corporations normally hire software...

asked Jun 2 '20 at 14:36
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Elliot Easton
1 point

2 Votes
2 Answers
2.21K Views
Pros and Cons of hiring remote contractors vs onsite employees?

What are some pros and cons of hiring full time employees onsite vs employing contractors on platforms like UpWork (ODesk)?Salary is one. In almost all cases remote workers are going to cost you...

asked Jun 16 '15 at 10:25
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Larry Lamas
14 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
1.5K Views
Do I need my own lawyer on a partnership agreement modification

Back story: I'm the majority equity and voting power holder in a multi-member LLC (Three members, I will call partnership). A year ago we had a partner's wife, who is a corporate lawyer, create a...

asked Apr 23 '13 at 03:07
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Dragonman
120 points

4 Votes
3 Answers
4.22K Views
Do I really need a NDA when talking to potential lawyers?

I've seen quite a few discussions on non-disclosure agreements, but not really for when you are approaching a potential lawyer to work with. Yet, I was advised by a friend to bring a NDA, the first...

asked Dec 3 '11 at 01:52
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Claudia
52 points

3 Votes
4 Answers
5.18K Views
Is a lawyer needed to draft an NDA?

Do I need a lawyer to write up a non-disclosure agreement? If so how much should this cost on average? It is a small company and it would be beneficial for them if I did not bring this to other...

asked May 2 '12 at 04:45
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Peter Chapman
16 points

2 Votes
2 Answers
1.19K Views
Where can I find a lawyer that specializes in Internet startups?

I've been searching and kind find anything. I have a social networking site with a commerce component to it. I need a lawyer to help draft a terms of services agreement and to ensure that I am...

asked Apr 29 '11 at 05:02
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Mo Green
11 points