Trevor Collins Crowdfunding Entrepreneur & Co-Founder of 100 Danish

October 9th, 2013

I found a potential web development firm to build out an MVP for the startup I’m building, However, there... More

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Jen Kokko District Manager at Insperity

March 19th, 2015

I'm a non technical tech entrepreneur looking to get a website and mobile app built that requires creative design and functionality as well as e-commerce.Should... More

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Ken Banks Founder of | FrontlineSMS | Means of Exchange

July 28th, 2015

I'm close to securing an angel investment of $100k to build a working prototype of a mobile giving app. This is going to be a six month project and... More

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Michael Brill Technology startup exec focused on AI-driven products

January 24th, 2014

I hired a remote contractor for a smallish(~ five week) project two weeks ago. From the second day I had a bad feeling. I asked several times for... More

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Alison Lewis CEO/Creative Director

September 13th, 2013

How does one best deal with a contractor refuses to give source files as a start-up?  Obviously, we've asked for them and they are ignoring requests.  More

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Shingai Samudzi

July 2nd, 2015

I've been using oDesk/Elance for years, and have found that hiring developers on that site ends up being as expensive, if not more so, than hiring... More

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Alex Tang Co-Founder/CEO at Gruv Music

May 21st, 2014

I've got a very early stage startup and I'm looking to hire a contractor to do some iOS dev work.  I was originally hoping to hire him as a first... More

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Mark Angle Leader at OneStream Software looking to see what will be next.

July 21st, 2015

I have been working on a side project centered around activities and experiences off and on for quite some time now.  Throughout the time I have searched... More

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David Berkowitz Tech-Savvy Marketer, Marketing-Savvy Technologist

May 2nd, 2016

Who here has found freelancers on sites like Upwork and Fiverr? What have your experiences been - the good, bad, and ugly (and great)?What other sites... More

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Nathaniel Dean SaaS Sales Executive

August 14th, 2013

Hi FD, does anyone have experience using ODesk to build a prototype product?  I'm looking for positive/negative experiences, non-obvious pitfalls,... More

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