Tag Archive: Non-Technical Founder

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    by Jessica Stillman

    How to Find a Developer for Your Startup Idea: Don’t

    Don’t know how to code and can’t find a great technical co-founder? Yifan Zhang, the CEO and co-founder of GymPact, offers unconventional advice on how to proceed.

    By Yifan Zhang (Co-founder & CEO, GymPact)

    The one question I’m asked most by first-time, non-technical founders is, “How do I find a developer?” My suggestion is, don’t. At least not right away. Why?

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    by Angie Chang

    5 Useful Things A Non-Technical Founder CAN Do

    These are the skills I’ve found to be the most important as a non-technical founder to make herself useful at a startup.

    By Elizabeth Yin (Co-Founder, LaunchBit)

    For all intents and purposes, I’m the non-technical co-founder of my internet company LaunchBit, an ad network for email. I barely write a line of code anymore. So what do I do? I sit around and boss people around. I’m the ideas person. I write strategy docs. I manage products.

    When I started

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    by Angie Chang

    6 Tips For Outsourcing Game Development (No CS Degree, No Problem)

    As a non-technical sole founder, outsourcing development enabled me to stop waiting and act immediately to bring my game to life. Here are some lessons I learned working with contractors while building my game.

    By Stephanie Cheng (Founder, Seesaw Games)

    Working with outsourced developers can be a mixed bag. On one hand, it enables you to start product development right away without having to learn code or bring in a technical cofounder.

    On the other hand, misstep can be a waste of time and money, not to mention nail-bitingly stressful.

    Depending on where you are in your process, outsourcing may be a quick and cost efficient way to get the ball rolling on a functional first version.