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  1. L

    Having to many ideas

    IDEA CHAT 
    Hey, A fictional scenario: You have found 3 ideas to meet all the aspects of CENTS. What other criteria would you choose to make a decision for one idea (and thus against the 2 others)? (To implement all of them is not possible in this scenario) My Problem is that i have many ideas and i cant...
  2. E

    Patent continuation question

    EXECUTION 
    I have a patent related question. Our patent was granted for issuance but now my patent attorney is asking if I want to go forward with a second “continuation” patent. I’m curious to hear from anyone with experience and see if it really makes sense to go after a second patent. For background...
  3. robruf

    How do you get partnership with brands/businesses when you're not even started yet?

    Not sure if I'm posting this in the right place. Let's pretend that a startup has a great and valid idea for a service. Thing is, in order to make this possibile, it needs to close parterships with other existing businesses. How do you get to those businesses and get those partnerships? I'll...
  4. M

    Help! Income tax on startup option exercise is gonna break me...

    TL;DR...what is the best country to exercise US stock options in? I'm finally about to get a stock options grant agreement from the startup I joined over 2 years ago next week, with accelerated vesting from the time I joined, and a strike price reflective of the then value of the company. The...
  5. AnasHarn

    Joining a high end business school degree for the Network

    MINDSET 
    Hi everyone, First of all, as usual, thanks for taking time to read this. I have the objective to launch my company creating an app and launching a start up that I could potentially sell to achieve my escape number goal. I have a business degree from a mid level school and I am learning to code...
  6. Andy Black

    What can YOU do to make a sale in 7 days?

    EXECUTION 
    The main concept from “The 7-Day Startup” by Dan Norris is to launch in 7 days. I like to think you should be able to make a sale in 7 days. What each of us is able to launch or sell in 7 days is different. For example, if you need $50k to launch/make a sale but can’t access $50k in 7 days...
  7. hsonnenahalli

    Hello All!

    INTRO 
    I am a technology enthusiast, a constant learner, and have a big vision. I am working as a solution architect. I enjoy solving complex integration problems related to business and creating strategic solutions that help customers reduce the total cost of operations and prevent business...
  8. Boker

    Audit my concept, friends. Campground / Paintball / Alpacas / Farm Market

    IDEA 
    Hey internet I’m working on a wholesome family vacation business idea and need some feedback and constructive criticism from internet friends. More info on website but primarily it will be a homesteading themed campground with cabin rentals, farm animal & alpaca petting zoo, unique paintball /...
  9. Ivan Koretskyy

    Ivan’s Startup Progress Report

    EXECUTION 
    Progress Report: While working on my business I learned pros and cons about venture capital and might change my approach on how to acquire seed money. For now I’ll stick with Kickstarter and indie gogo. The library video content for my website is almost completed with a lot of great features...
  10. A

    Advices for a 21 year old wannabe Entrepreneur

    EXECUTION 
    Hey Everyone, This is my first thread, and I would like to ask for advices from experienced entrepreneurs. I'm about to start my own LLC in Hungary, and the company's main profile is going to be vending biodegradable food boxes, straws and cutlery, for local restaurants. I did a lot of...
  11. Matake007

    HELP! Ecommerce 3PL (Product Fulfillment) Startup

    Fastlaners, I am undertaking the development of an ecommerce 3PL (outsourced product fulfillment) platform that I believe has the potential to have massive impact on ecommerce as a whole. In order for it to work, I need to find business owners that are willing to first allow me to individually...
  12. Vigilante

    Raising Pre-Revenue Angel Cash Is A PITA

    HOT! MARKETING 
    I could write a book about all of the ways NOT to raise money. Having previously bootstrapped a few companies, I wanted to do this one completely differently. I know that I have something that can reach massive scale quickly, but it requires more than some fancy new business cards and a Regus...
  13. L

    LF feedback on my new business :)

    Hello everybody, I recently graduated (amidst the pandemic) and decide to embark on an entrepreneurship journey. While in Mexico I worked in a digital marketing agency and I decided to applied what I learned to a rela estate website (think Zillow or apartments.com). After returning to my home...
  14. SamUSA

    NFT display company https://Bitsplay.io

    CRYPTO INVESTING 
    The end game NFT display frame. This journey as brought me so much knowledge.. Back in March 2020 I had this concept for a digital art marketplace/display. I was beginning to find digital artists I liked and reaching out to them to post their work on a marketplace I was building...
  15. Bigguns50

    I sold my house, all my possessions, left the state, and started a business.

    GOLD! 
    This still sounds crazy! Who does this? Especially at my age of nearly 60 yrs old. Interesting that the older we get, the more we realize we have less road in front of us than behind us. In reality, that’s not always true. We never know when this life will end and the next one begins. My wife...
  16. Alex1331

    How should I finance a business

    Hello guys, I`m 17 year old and have an inovative business idea, but in order to start my own company and create the product, I`m going to need more than 50K. For me that`s a lot of money. What should I do? How can I earn this amount of money to launch the product as soon as possible? Thank you...
  17. T

    I attached our Pitch deck for transparent feedback!

    Hi, I started another thread about our baseball startup tech company 2-3 days ago and I was provided some great feedback. I felt it would be positive to post our entire pitch deck in this thread for those who have the time to provide any feedback. @Knugs provided very in-depth feedback for...
  18. B

    Question for founders or anyone that works with a startup?

    I'll be sure to make this short, so i don't take most of your time. I live in Nigeria, currently in my 2nd year in college, and as all 3rd world countries it's filled with so many problems that could be tackled, both here and in africa. To be honest, building a tech solution is one thing, but...
  19. KushShah9492

    Ideas for a marketing business

    IDEA MARKETING 
    I have a 3-4 year experience in the field of marketing and sales, with additional skills involving closing a deal, lead generation, cold-calling, building a sales funnel, etc. Can I start a business in any of the given field? Any other ideas to start a business in the marketing field?
  20. A

    Startup selling direct mailings

    I've been looking for direction for some time now. I have $5000 to startup a business. I have no family but my home life sucks. So. I am going to rent a small office space where I can go and work my tail off to sell direct mailings. Basically we design, print, target, and mail business brochures...

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