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Should I go for funding for a new startup or build a marketing business that isn't scalable?

I have two ideas. One of which is pretty open but will require new software and a marketing team. I will need funding for the software. The other I can build grassroots-style but will have to get a...

asked Apr 19 '15 at 19:31
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User34363
11 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
1.26K Views
Are incubators worth the tiny investment they give you?

Outside of the big incubators like YCombinator and 500Startups, there are tons of smaller ones that only invest small amounts ($10K-ish) and take around 5% equity in your early stage startup.Are...

asked Apr 17 '15 at 13:11
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Robert Dotson
12 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
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What are the fundamental aspects of startups that entrepreneurs should learn before starting?

I'm looking to quit the corporate rat race and start my business. What are some basics I should read up on first before starting?

asked Apr 17 '15 at 12:14
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Kimberly Lindley
12 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
1.63K Views
How to prevent competitors from clicking on Google Adwords ad units?

We spent a lot of money on PPC ads and lately seeing a ton of fraudulent clicks. After some investigation, they appear to be clicks by competitors. How can we prevent this from happening on not...

asked Apr 17 '15 at 10:10
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Frank Heacock
12 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
1.96K Views
If I work as a building inspector and write code on the side, who owns?

Who owns the software I wrote that is used by my company? I'm in California. Nine years ago after having been laid off from my programming job, I started a new career. This job has nothing to do...

asked Mar 24 '15 at 22:15
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Speezy
6 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
1.86K Views
Transferring from one LLC to a New LLC

I am a member of my brother's LLC, he is the owner. I have decided to take a portion of the money I invested in his LLC and form my own. Will I be taxed on this exchange?

asked Mar 20 '15 at 00:56
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User34327
11 points

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0 Answers
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Does the Delaware LLC need a resale license to sell online to customers in other states of America?

Hello, Need an advice. We are foreigners who have registered an LLC company in Delaware and we do have EIN. We are planning to do an e-commerce business in USA (online shop) with the help of...

asked Mar 12 '15 at 09:23
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Taty
6 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
5.94K Views
How to promote a Kickstarter project?

We have a new project will launch on Kickstarter(crowdfunding website) soon, I want to know if there is any good free promotion method to let more people know our product, except Facebook, Twitter...

asked Feb 6 '15 at 15:39
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User34252
11 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
2.18K Views
How to deal a Voluntary Exit from Startup

We are a 3 people company running from last 3+ years, we have our share holding agreement with equal share for each of us but no specific vesting clauses. Now i am planning to quit for personal...

asked Jan 25 '15 at 21:14
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StartupGuy
6 points

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1 Answers
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My startup idea is already being done and being done for free. How can I compete with free?

I'll be honest, I'm not interested in offering a free service. I plan on offering a valuable service thats trusted and easy to use. After wondering about my idea that I've been building for the...

asked Jan 14 '15 at 19:27
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User34223
21 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
3.84K Views
SaaS and volume discount

How is the typical way to present volume discount to SaaS offering for large accounts ? If the standard prices are for example $50/seat/month. Should we define an extra segment starting with a...

asked Jan 6 '15 at 14:52
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Mac
6 points

2 Votes
2 Answers
2.43K Views
CTO wants 30% , should I accept?

I need a CTO to join my start up. It is a mobile app. His proposal: 30% equity and wants a 20% employee pool. Leaving me with a 50:30 split. What I bring to the table:1) I am technical. One...

asked Dec 30 '14 at 00:58
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User34199
46 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
1.47K Views
Is virtual incubation useful?

Anyone has had any experience on these platforms? Also what are some of these platforms

asked Dec 18 '14 at 11:29
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Kaushik Mahadevan
6 points

2 Votes
2 Answers
2.91K Views
Excellent user feedback but sales still low, what am I doing wrong?

I developed a desktop application for Windows and I'm now trying to sell it.http://www.nurgo-software.com/products/aquasnapUser feedback are excellent, I receive encouraging emails from user saying...

asked Dec 17 '14 at 10:27
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User34203
11 points

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0 Answers
992 Views
What's the best way to outsource order processing w/PayPal

What is the best way to outsource order processing (dropship) with PayPal? PayPal really, really sucks. However, one of my vendors only accepts PayPal. I tried to create an additional user for my...

asked Dec 14 '14 at 01:22
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Starrychloe S.
83 points

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1 Answers
2.07K Views
Ideal equity distribution example

Two colleagues ("A" and "B") want to set up a new business based on production. Both invest to initiate the company: "A" and "B" WILL INVEST the same amount. ADDITIONALLY, "B" will make a large...

asked Dec 8 '14 at 15:14
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Ojey
6 points

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3 Answers
2.57K Views
I have an almost working mobile application, how do I get investment?

I am new to the game. How do I get investment? Will having an almost working mobile application help when it comes to investors taking me seriously. I am a developer by trade. 5% of the work is...

asked Dec 7 '14 at 15:21
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User34199
46 points

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1 Answers
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Lawyer involved in co-founder dispute. Partner threatening to quit.

Long story short, approached a friend who is already a co founder of another technology start up that has investment with an idea. He liked the idea. It was my idea, and we started working on...

asked Dec 4 '14 at 03:46
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User34199
46 points

1 Votes
3 Answers
3.54K Views
Any ways to increase the chances of winning projects on freelancer sites – such as Freelancer.com, elance.com, guru.com and odesk.com?

Hi, We are a start up looking for some beta customers, to help us test and fine tune our service delivery solution, and to assist us in this quest we are about to start bidding on a few projects...

asked Dec 1 '14 at 09:05
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Garysvpa
53 points

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How to Export Fruits/Vegetables as a Middle Man

1. How can I protect my buyer from the seller so he won't steal my client. 2. What do I need to do (Documents so my buyer will pay before he gets the product so I could pay the Seller. 3....

asked Nov 10 '14 at 19:37
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Itay Joseph
1 point