Distribution Questions


3 Votes
1 Answers
1.32K Views
Best way to deal with co-founder who has second thoughts about equity split a year into the startup?

A year into a startup, your product is built and you have some traction. You see signs of growing discontent in your co-founder so you confront him to see what's up. And then he drops an issue I...

asked Feb 21 '14 at 05:02
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Jared B.
16 points

1 Votes
2 Answers
2.04K Views
How do I add a new business partner?

We are a tech consulting company and our current group consists of four equity partners. We are interested in adding a new "business" partner, as our current partners are all technical, but we know...

asked Apr 27 '13 at 06:31
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Bd2x
6 points

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1 Answers
743 Views
Should we be turning down software resellers?

We get emailed nearly daily from various software reselling companies around the world. They generally enquire as to the cost of 1 - 5 units of our software, and we generally turn down these...

asked Jan 24 '13 at 22:31
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Tom
480 points

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1 Answers
1.03K Views
S-Corporation Filing an extension with profits

So, you have a S-Corporation with profits, there's an ownership dispute with a court date in May, after the filing date of March 15th. Should the S-Corporation file an extension? So normally,...

asked Jan 13 '13 at 12:54
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N L
18 points

0 Votes
3 Answers
987 Views
SaaS company incentives

We run a Enterprise SaaS company. Monthly, we pay our salesmen and distributors a commission upon their clients sales. I'm afraid we're not giving incentives to software development, hardware...

asked Dec 28 '12 at 07:08
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Sd Reyes
156 points

0 Votes
1 Answers
651 Views
Distributing software in magazine for free worth it?

One if not the biggest computer magazine for consumers in my country has approached us with the offer to do a thorough workshop of our consumer software. In exchange they want to distribute the...

asked Dec 12 '12 at 18:19
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Amenti
167 points

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2 Answers
1.3K Views
Problem involving ownership ratio and profit distribution

I'd like to ask for some help, it's basically a math problem, but I'm not sure if there's only one solution: In April 2011 two friends and I bought a bar. Each of us owns 1/3 of the bar. It's a...

asked Aug 2 '12 at 00:08
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Johnny Bigoode
103 points

1 Votes
2 Answers
1.36K Views
Startup Equity Distribution / Investor Equity

Thanks for taking time to read my post and sorry for the loaded questions -- please read patiently to help me. Here is the scenario: Founder has the startup idea vetted 3.5 years ago -- but never...

asked Mar 4 '12 at 17:55
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Sandra Mistry
6 points

3 Votes
4 Answers
944 Views
Online Meeting Software for a Startup

There are 5 other members in the startup and they work in different locations. We are looking for online meeting software suitable for a small distributed workforce. It has to support at least...

asked Jan 21 '12 at 09:00
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Ryan Rho
53 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
1.29K Views
Ownership/Equity Distribution on Fashion Startup?

My Friend (a graphic designer/production manager) is a 33% partner in a manufacturing company with 2 investors (spilt 33% among the 3). Right now they are manufacturing for outside clothing...

asked Dec 24 '11 at 03:01
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Stacey Jackson
6 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
984 Views
Incorporate C corp in US for a purpose of distribution / reseller

My company in Hong Kong is selling handphone accessories. We also have an online store. Because we have increasing customers in US, we are thinking to incorporate a company in US. This is to...

asked Dec 16 '11 at 14:12
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Paul12
18 points

5 Votes
1 Answers
959 Views
I have a product--how do I distribute?

I have a product that I would like to distribute through National Retailers. I have already found it a success in local markets (craft shows, fairs) however, I am thinking about increasing the...

asked Nov 8 '11 at 15:21
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Kaman
26 points

1 Votes
2 Answers
1.25K Views
Is there any mobile app distribution service?

Due to country restrictions and bureaucracy, I can't sell apps on Android Market and Apple Appstore. There are music distribution services like TuneCore and CD Baby that place your music on...

asked Jul 12 '11 at 13:04
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Jeff
58 points

2 Votes
2 Answers
938 Views
How to market and distribute an app targeted to small retailers

In the planning stage of building an app with a monthly subscription element targeted to small business merchants having 1 - 10 retail venues. Looking for any advice on a go to market strategy to...

asked Jul 17 '11 at 22:21
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Dani
11 points

4 Votes
3 Answers
826 Views
First time selling indirect, need advice!

I am slowly starting to sell our software through resellers and distributors (one man shops all to way to major Software distributors.) Given my lack of experience, I am wondering what details...

asked Jul 19 '11 at 09:36
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Danny
21 points

0 Votes
4 Answers
1.73K Views
Equity distribution among Co-Founders Pre-Money

I teamed up with a student at school to help him launch a new business. The student I teamed up with has been running a legacy company for the past two years, which I am also involved in. The new...

asked Jul 9 '11 at 03:35
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Dem
1 point

1 Votes
3 Answers
950 Views
Finding boxes for a startup

I have a startup operation in the lines of a traditional business. Shipping tangible products to customers. I order the inventory in bulk from factories in China. However, I need to ship orders to...

asked Jul 9 '11 at 13:57
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Stanigator
133 points

3 Votes
3 Answers
1.61K Views
Need advice on Startup Equity Distribution for a Social Network Website

I an a technical guy, plans to goes full time for a startup to build a social network site, with a friend who is a business guy. Initially, he will work for part-time until our startup is enough to...

asked Jun 10 '11 at 01:42
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Jack
26 points

0 Votes
1 Answers
762 Views
How to get desktop research tool distributed?

We are in the process of creating a desktop research tool, which will provide snappy access to a wide range of information. Conceptually, this tool is similar to Babylon. How would you go about...

asked May 30 '11 at 21:25
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David
1,567 points

1 Votes
3 Answers
1.02K Views
Start-up Company - Legal Advice and beyond...Where do I go from here?

My question is pretty broad, but I am just wondering the next logical steps to take in establishing and distributing equity in an iOS App Business Startup. What form or document do I would need to...

asked May 24 '11 at 13:47
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Canty Jeffrey
10 points