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Re: [mysql-101] Startup advice

From: user 6.
Sent on: Tuesday, February 26, 2008 11:54 AM
Hi Justin;
Best of luck with you venture.
Since you are prompting from the mysql meetup,I assume the tools your co 
will utilize are open source...
Have you considered hiring a consultant that is capable of "teching out" 
the candidates?


Justin Chang wrote:

> Hey everyone,
> 
> I have a web startup for which I need to develop a beta version of our
> product. The big problem is I'm not a techie, but rather a business person
> with a background in strategy consulting. I have a clear vision of what the
> beta needs to do, but I lack the technical resources and know-how to execute
> on the vision. I've read horror stories of startups that failed because of
> bad technology hires and I want to make sure I get the right developers in
> place to achieve the vision. Any advice on the subject is greatly
> appreciated. I'm also new to the bay area, so if anyone has some time to
> step out for a coffee I'd enjoy meeting you. 
> 
> Thanks,
> Justin
> 
> 
> 
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Sincerely,

Salvatore Petrara, CPC
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