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Do companies hire software developers that are aspiring entrepreneurs? [closed]

There are developers out there that not only write code and solve problems, but aspire to one day be an entrepreneur and run their own company. They may participate in open source projects, go to ...
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When and how a programmer should start own business? [closed]

The title says it all but here's some explanation of what I want to know: Let's suppose a programmer has around 5 years of experience in multiple, mainstream languages. Also suppose that the ...
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Ready to Open source the software, but want to make some money out of it

I'm an UG Student and an Entrepreneur. I have started a small company with which I'm trying to provide solutions, to various companies in my city, through my software. I put in 30-40 hours of coding ...
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What should I know before starting a software company? [closed]

Seeing that so many of my friends are unemployed, some of my frinds and I are planning to create a small software company. What are the basic things we should know and do? Are there things specific ...
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Javascript business model

Does anyone know anything about slidedeck's business model (see link below)? These guys are a javascript component that they sell online. As the tech savvy know - It's very difficult to sell ...
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Essential roles for web application team

Some friends of mine came up with an idea for a web application which we (so far) think could be great. I made the analysis and all the early stages of the development process and I'm about to start ...
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How do you react to non-programmers with ideas of 'The Next Big Thing'?

Recently and quite often, people with no programming background come and say they have this great idea that can be the next big thing and that the idea(s) is worth a fortune by itself. Then as they ...