How Startups Outsource Their Tech Without Going Broke or Getting Screwed

A takedown of the traditional technical build proposal

Trap #1: Don’t spend money you don’t have

Trap #2: Don’t spend all the money you DO have

Trap #3: Don’t build everything at once

Trap #4: Don’t look for a provider, look for a partner.

Trap #5: Don’t go into the selection process uneducated

Trap #6: Don’t pay by the hour

Trap #7: Protect yourself

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