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What is the key to securing a large investment in a project? How much should I offer the investor in return for his risk?

Let's say all of the following conditions are true: I have the connections needed to get audience with multiple multi-millionaires, although I, myself, am not one. I have, in concept, designed a...

asked Oct 27 '13 at 03:01
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Jonathan Todd
28 points

2 Votes
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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

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1.46K Views
How to start a web development/design business without appearing too "corporate"?

These days, I've noticed that a lot of the one man (woman) shops all try to appear larger than life, i.e. go for a corporate look. I find that given how Social Media has progressed, this isn't a...

asked Jan 7 '12 at 13:18
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Ray
215 points

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1.13K Views
how to proceed with negotiations with contractor/early employee

Possible Duplicate: Forming a new software startup, how do I allocate ownership fairly? I am one of three cofounders at an early stage startup. We have been working with an outsourced developer...

asked Jan 21 '13 at 09:55
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B B
11 points

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740 Views
What about finding a technical co-founder overseas and invite him over to my country?

Here's the case. I have great ideas about starting a social networking company, but I am not a programmer. So I need to find a technical co-founder first, I mean a really awesome ass-kicking...

asked Jun 4 '11 at 01:03
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Yc Wang
19 points

1 Votes
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658 Views
Is it possible to get funding to buy a Canadian non-profit company and turn it for-profit

I'm going to be vague and have used a new anonymous account to hide my identity because I don't want the other parties involved to know about my question. I'm a developer who has been working on...

asked Oct 23 '12 at 05:23
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Justgottaknow
9 points

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819 Views
Technical Cofounder - How much equity do I ask for?

Possible Duplicate: Forming a new software startup, how do I allocate ownership fairly? So, the situation is this: Last year I was working freelance, and I was commissioned to build a web app....

asked Nov 5 '12 at 04:16
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Bluepnume
121 points

1 Votes
0 Answers
764 Views
How to divide equity between founders in university spin-off?

Possible Duplicate: Forming a new software startup, how do I allocate ownership fairly? The history of the project: The project started four years ago based on the works and idea of one of the...

asked Oct 25 '12 at 21:34
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Robin
6 points

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574 Views
Stock Option Calculation

I received offer from company that just raised Series A round. I'm trying to determine a method of finding out how much my stock options are worth. They gave me multiple offers with varying...

asked Jul 2 '13 at 16:34
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Harmon
6 points

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930 Views
How to define your target market on a broad service?

One of the main reasons I've joined is to learn how I can best push a open-source product I've worked on with the occasional help of others over the years. Approach is most capable as a SaaS...

asked Feb 26 '14 at 20:48
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Garet Claborn
324 points

1 Votes
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794 Views
Equity for a technical cofounder

Possible Duplicate: Forming a new software startup, how do I allocate ownership fairly? I'm a developer who has been in contact with a nontechnical cofounder to become the technical cofounder in...

asked Feb 22 '12 at 08:38
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Fred
6 points

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843 Views
Should you charge before building an enterprise product with a client?

Have an idea for a claims management application. I got one company who is in the selection process amongst other such software but they want to work with me to build something from ground up. I...

asked May 11 '14 at 18:59
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Jo K
11 points

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516 Views
How to expand our business? (IT services company)

I know this is a FAQ, but I want to do it more specific. We are a consulting company from Argentina. We do deployment, coding and automation of infrastructure based on Linux and Open Source...

asked Oct 29 '13 at 21:52
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Diegows
106 points

1 Votes
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2.11K 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

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414 Views
Starting a Testing Company

My friend has been working in the Semi conductor chip testing business as a contractor for some time now. A thought came to me and I asked him if it was possible that we could mimic the way he is...

asked Aug 15 '13 at 23:38
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User27444
6 points

1 Votes
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2.16K Views
Build a career or do a start up?

I have been working for the past 2 years on my start up product as it stands: 1) I have the mobile application built and ready for launch 2) The backend is all done3) We have conducted beta...

asked Oct 3 '15 at 00:35
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User34199
46 points

1 Votes
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1.4K Views
How companies divide company shares between founders and investors?

I came here to ask about: How do companies divide their equity shares among the founders and investors? For example, consider two persons are building a company. Person1 came with the idea of an...

asked Jun 9 '14 at 07:28
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Sky Buzz
36 points

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968 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

1 Votes
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622 Views
Incubator for pay?

Say, I have: An idea for a tech company / product, that I want to get realized. Sufficient time, right now. Seed capital, which I am willing also to spend on guidance. Citizenship in a country...

asked May 18 '13 at 02:13
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Feklee
148 points

1 Votes
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633 Views
Better to open a company in my own country or in USA?

Recently I have been thinking about opening a new company, specifically, a pizzeria. I'm from Brazil and here I already have a restaurant on São Paulo - SP, state of Brazil. Initially my objective...

asked Jun 3 '13 at 06:45
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Carlos Xavier
6 points