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How to Find a Technical Co Founder on the Internet

I’ve been lucky enough to personally work with 130+ early stage startups over the past two years. A lot of these are young adults looking for a technical co-founder and others are seasoned entrepreneurs looking for a new software developer. Through the observations of these companies I have come up with some observations on how to find a co-founder online. This is not supposed to be taken as fact. But I’m sure when you read these observations it will become pretty clear that they work. Continue reading

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Non Technical Entrepreneurs Steps to Development

Every entrepreneurship event I attend I meet a handful of non-technical entrepreneurs who want technical teammates. But those entrepreneurs don’t have the slightest clue what they’re looking for in a developer or the specs of their project. Hopefully I can teach all you non-technical founders a few key words and steps to take that will help you get to the next step. One step closer: from idea to full-scale application. Continue reading

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6 Awesome Hacks from Hack The Valley

I spend my weekends traveling to various events hustling the VentureStorm platform and growing the community. This weekend we went north of the border to the University of Toronto Scarborough to sponsor their hackathon, Hack the Valley. My team and I ran the team formation process, because we’re pros at connecting people ;), and met a ton of hackers creating some amazing technology! Throughout the night we spoke to a ton of teams, and here are the six that we enjoyed the most! Continue reading

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Why Millennials Need to Toss Their Business Cards and Download Contap

Millennials are more engaged in the digital world than other generations. Where business cards may be the first step in exchanging information, today’s digital world offers many opportunities to develop a dialogue with your network in ways that are innate to this tech-savvy generation. LinkedIn is a great tool for networking and job hunting, while Twitter is the perfect vehicle for driving your contacts to locations where you can showcase your thought leadership. Continue reading

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Technical Documentation for Web and Mobile Apps

When you’re working on a new project it can be so exciting that you skip technical documentation and jump right into development. This creates tons of headaches down the road with managing a developer, meeting spec requirements, or just having a successful launch. Through this blog I hope to give a brief overview of things to think about when drafting the first version of the technical documentation. Continue reading