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2 Votes
2 Answers
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I get a ton of startup ideas. How to decide which one to work on?

I'm constantly getting startup ideas. It's always been a problem for me as I often lose focus on the current project and want to jump ship onto the next idea which has me excited.How can I decide...

asked May 1 '15 at 11:57
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Kristen Becker
12 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
1.68K Views
Why do VCs never outright say no to you if they're not going to invest?

My co-founder and I have pitched to tens of venture capital firms in the bay area. Not once have been openly told "no". It seems all the VCs give you an open ended reply that makes you feel hopeful...

asked Apr 29 '15 at 11:12
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Mary Sterrett
12 points

1 Votes
3 Answers
1.56K Views
Is it worth printing business cards these days for startups?

We run a web based SaaS startup. Should we even bother printing business cards out? I don't remember the last time anyone handed one out.

asked Apr 28 '15 at 11:43
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Patrick Hamilton
9 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
1.36K Views
Can chargebacks be considered valid on a non-tangible product - such as psychological sessions?

A business that provides emotional and psychological support and charges per hour - what is the legal ground for a chargeback if the product is not only intangible but also does not and can not...

asked Apr 27 '15 at 12:33
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Michele Gavrieli
13 points

2 Votes
0 Answers
1.5K Views
How to set Revenue Targets for startups. Need some tips.

We are web development startup company. We have come across two successful years and to move on to the next stages, we found that having targets on the revenue and working towards the revenue is...

asked Apr 25 '15 at 14:21
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Arun Andiselvam
11 points

3 Votes
1 Answers
1.98K Views
Where do you get your product inspiration from?

For founders who already have a product, where do you get inspiration for new features and improvements to your app?The only thing I've always done is look at competitors and decide which of their...

asked Apr 20 '15 at 14:26
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Matthew Bryant
19 points

2 Votes
2 Answers
1.69K Views
Is it possible to build and scale a startup with only remote employees?

It would save considerable overhead expenses on things like rent and health insurance in some cases (for those employees who are in other countries).What about VCs? Would they look upon such a...

asked Apr 20 '15 at 12:57
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Jason George
14 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
1.27K Views
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
1.3K 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
1.02K Views
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
1.68K 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
2.01K 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
1.92K 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

1 Votes
0 Answers
2.24K Views
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
6K 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
2.23K 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

4 Votes
1 Answers
2.38K Views
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
3.9K 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
2.48K 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
1.51K 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