Nov 13, 2017 13:03 by

    If you belong to financial sphere or technological, you must have heard of the term ICO recently. Initial Coin Offering (ICO) is a new mechanism for capital raising. An ICO entails the selling of digital “tokens” to the public, which serves diverse purposes. Thence definition of ICO, cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology are interconnected.   Smart contracts are scripts that run various operations connected to finances, i.e. transfer funds with minimal fee, launch crowdfunding and ICO.   Smart contracts is an opportunity provided by Ethereum (a decentralised platform for applications) which is blockchain in itself. Thus, funds in this network are transferred faster, safer and are never subjected to fraud.   Basic contract or customized solution?   Creating a contract is not a problem, especially when there already exist basic contacts that provide all sorts of functionality. However, the cost of such...


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Nov 02, 2017 10:15 by

    Introduction Let’s face it - initial agreements for remote work were traditionally built according to fixed-price model. However, another more flexible business model has recently come into usage. Digital agencies call it mainly Time & Materials. Selecting the right pricing model is a challenging task for a customer, that is why a tech expert’s opinion may come in handy. Everything - from general requirements quality to company’s best practices is essential while choosing a payment model. In this article we are revealing what is hidden behind these two types of contract.   When fixed-price contract is appropriate for you Fixed-price or fixed-bid agreement is a contract with a presupposed budget, clear requirements and an agreed delivery plan. No further clarifications or change requests are made within the course of the project. In short, service provider is responsible for completing the project within the agreed sum an...


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May 25, 2017 11:33 by

    Find investment opportunities and excite your users by promoting ideas on your Web Stage   Building a startup is not an easy practice. A newborn entrepreneurship is too fragile and new satisfied users acquisition has a lot of barriers.   You cannot express all at once unless you have the honor to pitch on some startup conference. A random interested person will surely ask you: where can I find more information about your startup idea? There is no wonder, it is a common question, because fortunately or not almost everybody on our planet has an access to the global network and to unlimited informational streams.   A bright example of starting from the MVP presentation is a frequently used cloud service “Dropbox”. Drew Houston, CEO and Founder of Dropbox shared his startup idea on a simple landing page and in just 15 months, Dropbox went from 100,000 registered users to over 4,000,000.   The Web...


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Mar 07, 2017 14:30 by

Do you sometimes face the situation, when your marketers have done their job so well that you have got too many orders and you just do not have enough capacity? Sometimes it feels like you could have earned more by giving away the project to another company. This is a small work manual, that will help you choose a perfect contractor for your project.   1. LOOK AT THEIR CUSTOMERS   First and foremost. Who are they? Are they private entrepreneurs or partners of big business? How long ago did the turn to the company? Before you make a choice, take a thoughtful look at their references. How is the company estimated by other entities? In regards to those opinions they should cover not only general impression, but particular issues that involve communication, availability, and flexibility. Reliability is the key source of success in remote work, as there is no in-person pressure to deliver on promises.   2. ASK FOR AN HONEST OPINION   Hardly one...


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Dec 08, 2016 13:08 by Alex Kotlyar

It is a well-known fact that remote work in IT sphere becomes more trustworthy from day to day. Since the Internet offers a great variety of opportunities to look for performers outside your office, executives think more of the possibility of giving away the projects to outsourcing companies.   Our IT Master team have been working with international enterprises for 5 years already. Sometimes our clients have prejudices about outsourcing in general. That is why we have decided to make a survey among our customers in order to clarify what were the most strong fears that prevented them from handing over the project. The results have shown that there exist certain preconceptions that get in the way of people who want to realize their IT projects at a profit.   These are the 7 most widespread fears in a nutshell:     1. How can I be sure that it will work out and my project will be delivered?   When one works with remote compani...


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