Choosing a Developer (6/9)

Sea Amundsen App, Co-Founder, Entrepreneurship, Founders, Website

Choosing a developer or development company can be one of the most important decisions for the success of your company. A good developer can create an amazing product that exceeds expectations in the marketplace. A bad one can make a buggy, ugly app that angers customers, if anything is made at all. This is why it is important to thoroughly …

Choosing What Devices To Support (4/9)

Sea Amundsen App, Co-Founder, Entrepreneurship, Founders, Freelancer, Website

When choosing a device to support many factors come into play. Competitors, bandwidth, life expectancy, and market research. Here are some things to consider when at this step of the process. There are many options in a world where much is going digital. Everything from phones, tablets, smart watches, tvs, and homes. Consider what devices your customers have, what they …

Startup Lingo

Samantha Burkart Co-Founder, Employee, Entrepreneurship, Founders, Legal, Networking, Website Leave a Comment

In an age of eloquent words and slang terms, it’s hard to keep track of what means what, especially when venturing into the business world. It’s important to be familiar with common startup and entrepreneurship terms, not only when talking to investors, but also during the execution of your idea. Let’s see how many words you recognize:   -If you …

Choosing a Platform (3/9)

Sea Amundsen App, Co-Founder, Entrepreneurship, Founders, Website Leave a Comment

When it comes to developing an app, one of the first choices you need to make is which platforms you want to develop it for. The primary platforms are Apple, Android, and Windows. Each platform has different development costs, and developing it for several platforms typically gets expensive. Here are some things to consider when choosing your app’s platform: The …

Legal It Yourself

Isabelle Martinez Co-Founder, Founders, Legal 1 Comment

Non-lawyer entrepreneurs seem to panic when they need to file a legal document or deal with anything legal. A lot of the filings and paperwork that early stage startups need to deal with are not all that complicated. The truth is, you don’t need to be lawyer to file most legal paperwork, especially at the early stage. Granted, it makes …

Being a [Law] Student Entrepreneur

Isabelle Martinez Co-Founder, Entrepreneurship, Founders, Networking Leave a Comment

I get crazy looks when people find out that I’m both a law student and an entrepreneur. It’s perhaps the most stressful thing I’ve done to date. Balancing the demands of my J.D. curriculum with the demands of starting a business is quite the challenge. You wonder sometimes why someone would put themselves through such madness. However, being a student …

Your Offshore Development Team

Isabelle Martinez Co-Founder, Employee, Founders, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Outsourcing your development team abroad can provide many benefits to an early stage startup. Co-founders can develop a product, test the market, and place it in the hands of users before investing in significant amount of funds in domestic development. Several of the investors and consultants I’ve spoken to find that it’s totally normal and common for a startup to …