startup mixologyThese resources are a companion to Startup Mixology: Tech Cocktail’s Guide to Building, Growing, and Celebrating Startup Success. Startup Mixology explains the ingredients of winning entrepreneurship through the stories of companies like MakerBot, WordPress, Zappos, and Basecamp. You’ll also discover the harsh reality of starting up and how to stay sane and happy with moments of celebration. If you haven’t already, get the book here!

 

 

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SideProjectors: A website for buying side projects, ranging in price from $100 to thousands of dollars.

IdeasWatch: A crowdsourced site with hundreds of startup ideas.

Things I Want Made: A website where people post what they want and how much they’d pay for it. The best ideas have thousands of people interested.

Betterific: A social network where people share posts starting with, “Wouldn’t it be better if…” This is a gold mine for startup ideas.

Y Combinator has a list of “Startup Ideas We’d Like to Fund.”

Steve Poland has a detailed list of “100+ Web Start-Up Business Ideas” that’s he’s offering to the world.

If none of those work, try co-founder-matching tools like Founder2beFounderSyncBuild It With MePartnerUpSideProjectorsIdeasWatchFounderDating, or CofoundersLab.

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