Tips- Overseas Developers & Free Stuff

Overseas Developers- Like many start-ups, we went the overseas developer route.  We felt we had to due to cost.  We lost at least a year, if not more, on our development as a result.  If you are going to go down the overseas developer route, and this is also applicable to US developers, make sure your Scope of Work includes concrete detailed deliverables.  There is simply too much wiggle…

Colorado Start-Ups

Being from Colorado, it is really nice to know we are getting some real attention. There are some great companies out here. This year we, at F3TCH, committed to rocking it and we have gotten to know some of the community from Techstars to the West Slope / Greater Colorado Fund, and now our cohort in our Accelerator. Our cohort is full of talented companies…

FOCUS

We can all agree that 2020 has been a challenging year.  I may have said that already, but its true nevertheless. A lot of funny jokes about it on the internet like “Wine, the stuff holding this sh&*thshow together”.  Sometimes we fail to notice our own reactions to it, I mean our personal reaction.  Some folks went crazy on toilet paper, other folks stopped doing…

Work From Home (Forever) is Not a Real Option

Due to COVID-19, a lot of big tech companies have made a decision to let employees work from home for an extended time, and in some cases, for good. While I believe technology allows a new and powerful dynamic to be explored, I do not believe the trend to have a vast majority of people to work from home indefinitely will yield positive results. My…

September 2020 is Huge

September is going to be the biggest month for F3TCH since we got going and began the process of incorporating and filing for patents.  It seems a lifetime ago now.  Why September?  Because we expect the product to have advanced enough to test with third parties- e.g. PBX companies.  We already built a Minimum Viable Product (MVP), but the development for September should include the…