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  1. Breeze_Interface

    Is this business model for a mobile app realistic?

    I want to make mobile apps and earn money while doing it. The problem is that I have a moral problem with the way the ad based buisness model is implanted. Because I target the Android platform charging for an app is really difficult. On the other hand putting ads is quite easier. I don't have...
  2. S

    Yearly Corporation Maintenance Fees

    I've seen that there are corporation tax filing fees, and other fees. It looked to be around $1200 USD per year to just maintain a corporation (I could be wrong, I only did a quick search). At what level of side-hustle income would it make sense to switch from a very very liable sole...
  3. O

    Should I Quit My First Web Project?

    Earlier this year I had an idea inspired by the forum and Unscripted by MJ DeMarco. I felt that I didn't have much skills to fall back on and make money, nor any solid business ideas to pursue. So, I decided that I would develop the skills of full stack web development and build a website that...
  4. holmzee

    OFF-TOPIC Thoughts on a forum section dedicated to programming/tech?

    From what I've seen there are quite a few developers that frequent the forum. I personally would find it beneficial to have a dedicated section here to discuss technical strategy as it relates to building a business. There are likely better places to go for general technical questions but for...
  5. Jonathan S.Diaz

    EXECUTION Creating an online card game

    Hello, Fastlaners. I'm glad to be back, I let the script kind get to me the past couple of months, but I'm making a comeback. I'm using my last year in high school to try and build a product and monetize off of it. For the past couple of months, my friend and I have been building an online...
  6. Ampatch

    MEETUPS I'm SOLD on Meet-ups

    I've been going to developer meetups in my city since the beginning of this year (2019). Up until that point I had been teaching myself to code using books and online resources like stack overflow. Going to these meetups has proven to be the best decision I have made after making the commitment...
  7. Ampatch

    INTRO From Indecision to Commitment

    Hey Everyone, I’m structuring this post so that I can both introduce myself and hopefully provide some value to someone who may have faced problems similar to mine. Life Before TMF I enrolled in college for Mechanical Engineering with no direction other than wanting to be an inventor from a...
  8. O

    Cross Platform Progressive Web Apps

    Im exploring creating a Progressive Web App (PWA). The app will mostly be used on the web on a desktop, but I want to have the option to scale the app to mobile as well. Does anybody have any experience with managing a cross platform Progressive Web App (PWA)? If so, what are some of the issues...
  9. Schwarz

    EXECUTION Game Store Project and Travel

    Greetings Fastlaners and Warriors of the UNSCRIPTED dynasty, Intro I'm 21 years old. I currently live in Belgium (planning to move within 2 weeks). I spent most of my time playing video games, going out with friends and working on useless NECST-less side-projects. I' have no degree. Although I...
  10. wordwarrior

    Software Business and Technical Debt

    I've been a software developer for close to 20 years so I thought I'd share some thoughts that might be of interest to fellow Fastlaners looking to get into the software business. Running a business based on software requires a correct perspective. Failing to do so can be deadly to such a...
  11. richRich

    INTRO Rich Lane Disorder [Berlin]

    Hey, I'm Rich from Berlin with 29 years played through the game. I haven't been participating in forums for years now, but after listening to TMFL for a few hours, I found myself in here every other day, spending quite some time reading, even getting value out of the forums and having fun...
  12. Jonathan S.Diaz

    Making decisions about online markets

    I'm a fastlane newbie with experience in software development and have been thinking about building my own brand. However, this motivation has come from a software developer with a brand promoting the same lifestyle to thousands of other software developers. (Not sure if a guru or...) Now the...
  13. Donal

    INTRO Please welcome an Irish software developer!

    Hi! I'm Donal. I work as a software developer in Cambridge, UK. My main focus is to learn more about computers and computer-science so I can create a software company. I originally planned to become a lawyer, which I studied at university. I was motivated to become a lawyer because I thought...
  14. Martin Boeddeker

    INTRO Work Less and Make More Without Sabotaging Yourself

    Just came back to this forum after being away for a long time. Mostly because I love groups of entrepreneurs but was tired with all those Facebook groups and prefer a real forum. A bit of my experience - Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing (German Degree in Industrial Engineering and Management) - Worked in the...
  15. Matias

    INTRO Software Engineer from Argentina searching the Fastlane

    Hi guys! I am Matías Basilico from Argentina, I am a Software Developer with almost 20 years of expertise but a the author said, I am at2 paycheck broke. I knew there were the way to get out of this Slowlane and when I bought the Fastlane book in Amazon 3 days ago, I knew I found what I was...
  16. MitchM

    Client acquisition for a cryptocurrency development team.

    Hello everyone! For some background: Back in November I started my eCommerce business which is going very well. Right now I am looking to make some extra cash to fund more inventory, products, distribution channels, and ad testing. One of my friends contacted me with perfect timing -...
  17. N

    How does a super market POS system work?

    Hey Fastlane forum, I’m super excited — getting to work on an idea where I finally see an actual market need and can provide value for a specific set of end users. I am just curious, has anyone on here worked closely with a POS system or just simply knows of POS systems in depth, specifically...
  18. MartijnS

    INTRO Dutch/Canadian Software Ninja

    Hi guys and gals, I'm a software/web developer, have been for 20 years now, and I've also been moving more into entrepreneurial side. I've started a moderately successful pay for use website with a business partner of mine (Yoga Pose Sequence Builder - An App Designed For Yoga Teachers), and am...
  19. N

    Do They Own Me?

    Hey Fastlane, Currently, Ii am employed by a company as a software developer and enjoy it. But, in their contract they state, “you assign your rights to any and all inventions to us....”. Yeah i should not have signed it to begin with, but really wanted a job in general, especially programming...
  20. LeoistheSun

    EXECUTION SaaSify

    Heres my journey to building a money-tree of my own. *** I got into SaaS about 6 weeks ago. I've got a heavy IT background (no programming XP) so it's not difficult to get into. I've been calling lots of businesses, approx 500 now and spoke with 27 people. The niche I've chosen isn't panning...

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