Technical Questions


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Google Analytics: how to tie together web, chrome extension and backend analytics?

Background: I have built a website & extension. It's a basic video transcoding service. A user installs the chrome extension on chrome store or by clicking a link on my website. Then, they...

asked Aug 30 '14 at 00:12
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user7823742
21 points

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Is it worth implementing social login on your site? Any statistics that show it increases signups?

Almost every major site has multiple social logins (FB, Twitter, Google) in addition their own normal signup process (email and password).Is it even worth having social login? What about forgoing...


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Technical founders: what tools would lessen your productivity if they didn't exist?

What are the some technical tools and software that you use, which if they didn't exist, would put a sizable dent in your productivity?

asked May 15 '14 at 15:11
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Alternative to reCAPTCHA to prevent automated signups?

I tried adding reCaptcha to my signup page in order to prevent automated signups (we're having a problem where someone is creating hundreds of accounts a day to spam).Adding the captcha resulted in...

asked Apr 19 '14 at 01:27
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Mark Guy
7 points

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How to evaluate a technical co-founder when you're non-technical?

I'm a non-technical founder and looking to bring on a co-founder / CTO. How can I be a good judge of someone's technical skills?At the moment I use developers on ODesk for iOS development. But in...

asked Feb 24 '14 at 16:00
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William Paquette
50 points

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How much salary and equity to ask for CTO?

I am recently approach by one start up company CEO to work for him as CTO. There will be 3 person in team,CEO,CTO,CFO. My responsibilities in company would be to look after all such tech. part and...

asked Sep 26 '13 at 06:09
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Daniel
13 points

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Is a CTO mandatory in a startup?

We are currently facing the problem of deciding who should be the CTO. Up until now we have divided responsibilities and duties in the following way: a person is responsible for the frontend a...

asked Aug 27 '13 at 23:53
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Walbell
6 points

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Finding A Tech Co-Founder

I have been working on my internet startup and need a tech co-founder to help me get the project actually going. I am finding it extremely hard to find a co-founder with programming...

asked Jul 7 '13 at 05:49
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Dillon Carter
14 points

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Is it okay for a student working(part-time) in a startup to ask for equity?

I'am a student and joined a Startup as a summer intern, as a Web Developer. Later on I said that I am willing to continue work for at least 1 year (part time) and they agreed. Is it okay if I ask...

asked Jul 14 '13 at 03:56
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Spanecostar
42 points

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How much equity for co-founder reducing role for academic program?

I'm a technical co-founder in a pre-funding company in a niche tech segment, working with two non-technical co-founders who have largely overlapping skill sets. I met them at a networking event and...

asked Feb 17 '13 at 15:07
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User25060
6 points

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Looking for the right web agency partner

I've started a small web development agency in Cambridge, Uk and I'm just to busy to handle all the work load...I feel like I'm missing out on potential work and I'm starting to drop the ball in...

asked Jan 24 '13 at 09:39
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Charles Marsh
3 points

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How to deal with the technology side of a startup, or scale a technologically-oriented startup?

This is two questions in one, but they're so closely related that they ought to be addressed together. A. If I were founding a non-technological start up -- say a financial services group -- how...

asked Jan 2 '13 at 08:47
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Aerovistae
115 points

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708 Views
Technical Co-Founder Contract

There are a couple startups I'm thinking about joining. They are in very early stages (seed round or incubation). I am interested in the position of technical co-founder. They've all asked that we...

asked Dec 4 '12 at 09:57
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Scott Coates
111 points

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Development Costs for a Tablet or Reader

How much would it cost to let an engineer develope a tablet like touch device for me? And how to find one? I only need a ballpark estimate for calculating. I have no idea about the costs of a...

asked Aug 18 '12 at 22:20
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User18302
101 points

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I want to be a Tech Co Founder- how do I get noticed?

Possible Duplicate: How to find potential co-founders for a startup? I'm a developer with about 25 years of experience under my belt. Currently working on P2P programming and Ruby on Rails....

asked May 16 '12 at 09:31
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Karan
1 point

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Can I create a startup without a business co-founder at first?

Long story short: I've had my fair share of bad business partners (the ones who were supposed to fill the holes on the business end from legal to marketing to sales). Being a technical person...

asked Jan 24 '12 at 08:06
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Bojo
8 points

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580 Views
Asking a company to be a tech partner

I have been on a fruitless search for a technical partner to help me build a web startup. In the meantime, I went ahead and had the MVP built by an offshore company. They've done a pretty good job,...

asked Dec 29 '11 at 03:26
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Li Zhou
323 points

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2 Answers
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How to negotiate as a technical co-founder?

A few people have asked me recently to start a business with them. In each case, the other person tells me that he's got this awesome idea for a mobile app / website / software that I should...

asked Dec 19 '11 at 01:18
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Siamii
195 points

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Where to look for Japanese speaking tech. co-founder?

I have a sort of "specific" dilemma. I am a founder of start-up (business networking platform) which target market is East Asia and Japan being one of the most important markets. Our beta is ready...

asked Dec 8 '11 at 17:31
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Peter K.
194 points

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How much say should technical co-founder have in deciding features/look of half-technical product?

Consider a startup that offers a specific technical solution to a generic problem in a certain creative industry. One core part of that solution is a website, and it caters to customers mostly...

asked Dec 4 '11 at 02:23
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Geradeausanwalt
116 points