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Really good question. You can do it via one of three ways: 1) Provisional Patent. if an implementation of their system to his new market would be patentable (i.e. using machine X to make donuts instead of jewelry), then you could file a provisional patent on the idea. Provisional patents are ver...

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You do not need to incorporate, and you may use the other company for now. Of course, it is always better to incorporate so that you have a legal entity by which you operate, collect fees, pay taxes, and so on. If you choose not to incorporate at this point, then you should at least have a wr...

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I've done this in the past. I find the best way is to do it in person. I made a habit of walking on my downtown street between lunch and asking the local business owners about their challenges of their business. I don't know if there's a number...I think idea extraction should become a part of yo...

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If you're willing to pay 25 cents per person, you can try Amazon's Mechanical Turk: https://www.mturk.com/mturk/welcome Here's an article about its successful use for surveys: http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2014/03/05/279669610/post-a-survey-on-mechanical-turk-and-watch-the-result...

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Hi, So ou are building a loan marketplace and instead of being the middle man, be a platform provider. 2 Issues 1) It is a 2 sided market place which are extremenly tought to build 2) This is a Red Ocean with tons of competition and dozens of playes already in. You should be doing this if you ...

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These are some great questions. As an entrepreneur, growing and scaling my business has been both a challenging and rewarding task. I'll answer both your questions separately: 1. How should you decide which business idea to pursue? Your decision should take into account both personal factors ...

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Great question, many entrepreneurs are stuck before launch because of this hurdle. I have helped many individuals turn full time entrepreneurs through succinct consecutive coaching in various industries. Here are my suggestions, but keep in mind they are generic because you didn't provide any det...

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Testing your idea on potential clients is a good step. But more importantly, what excites YOU the most? What will be your drive for getting up early and sticking with it when you run into challenges? Listen to the Instacart episode of NPR's "How I Built This" podcast. It covers some of these sa...

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The quick and honest answer is - you don't. In games, as in many places in the software industry, ideas are worth nothing, only the implementation counts. In addition, ideas tend to evolve during development and the design you end up implementing in the final game is quite often very different f...

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Hello! This is a great question, alimena many new self-employed or entrepreneurs face. When I started consulting 10 years ago i started mentoring people in this exact situation - you know you're good, but you feel like your skillsets are diverse and you obviously want to do something productive t...

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