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Free 'basic' versions and paid 'pro' versions of software are very common, so it's definately _possible_ that it could be viable. If you want to get investment you'll have to make as convincing an argument as possible that 1) in your hands, 2) with your product, and 3) with your market, it _will_...

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This is the Billion $ question for which there could be a Billion answers. I can share my personal experiences based on some the mistakes I made during my early startup days (post 911). First, I am concerned that you have built an enterprise software solution without a 'First Customer' or even 'F...

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I did not actually have too much experience with bookkeeping platforms before. But we stick with Xero and there is no reason why I should look for another option.

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In my experience, the longer sales cycle requires more attention. The metrics will be unique to your business, but you can't go wrong with these: Marketing & Sales Metrics Look at metrics that will help you scale and project growth, and then accelerate opportunity to close velocity #s and conve...

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My recommendation would be to outsource for as long as possible and focus your time and energy elsewhere. Build the simplest, least expensive solution possible and test whether there is sufficient marketplace demand for the concept before investing one dime more than necessary. Cheers, Frank

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I wrote an answer to a similar question today which you can find here: https://clarity.fm/a/2877 The one flaw to your current process is this premise: "Whereas, if I focused on a good idea the whole process of driving success would be easier." This - from my experience - is simply not the case....

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I don't know of one you can just download, but it should be fairly easy to make one. The questions you need to ask are: * What is your value per customer (license + on-going maintenance and support)? * How much does it cost you to service each customer? (Variable operational expense) * How much...

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After having many live demos go awry, I attempt to avoid live demos as much as possible. That being said, a few thoughts, in no particular order. I prefer to rely on screenshots and animation which can typically illustrate my product as well, if not better than an actual demo. Screenshots an...

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Short answer - yes, it is possible. To avoid that you may need to think about the barriers that make this scenario less likely: 1. Frame your solution such a way that it will be easier and more profitable to cooperate with you than copy 2. Select for begin small enough niche, so they don't bothe...

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Very interesting concept. You need to understand the value proposition of your product to understand who is the stakeholder that you'll benefit the most. As I see it from your short description you will be obtaining lots of data from the end users (customers). This data is not really of interest ...

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