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Andy Brice
Successful Software

Doug Nebeker ("Doug")

Jonathan Matthews
Creator of DeepTrawl, CloudTrawl, and LeapDoc

Nicholas Hebb
BreezeTree Software

Bob Walsh
host, Startup Success Podcast author of The Web Startup Success Guide and Micro-ISV: From Vision To Reality

Patrick McKenzie
Bingo Card Creator

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Real name vs fake name cn (49)
Making out your not a "one man band" ? Matthew Fender (21)
Startup Opportunity Targeting Skin Cancer Patients. Interested? Ashot Hay (5)
Worth continuing an app that Microsoft solves? Harry Phace (19)
I launched Matthew Fender (16)
Rise and Fall of BOS forum nilesh (35)
Running a [insert niche here] Software Company Ryan Wheeler (17)
Using amazon instances for my "Try it now" Terrence (7)
Giving product for free for 1 day flow (17)
What metro areas are best for a software developmen Jason Hsu (6)
Questions about contracting for telecommute work Racky (12)
Refund after several months of usage Kuzmitskiy Dmitry (19)
Is my English voice good enough alexandar (9)
Feedback: Git Intelligence Website Terrence (25)
Is Google Adwords "scalable" or worth it? NewToASPX (10)
Monthly Payment Option Network Security John (9)
Anyone go to MicroConf? Christopher Bruno (7)
What happened to Joel? Richard McBeef (11)
feedback on upcoming service Rafael Chaves (34)
free online text diff tool - part II NewToASPX (2)
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US says disable Java Craig A (45)
Microsoft remove their own setup project from Visual Studio 2012 NewToASPX (7)
Feedback wanted:  BoomFax app and website consultutah (19)
feedback on new SaaS Mike S. (26)
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Download Helper Pages (Your download will start...) Question George (8)
Desktop to web app, Part Deux Racky (18)
Feedback: Software Development Intelligence Hub Terrence (33)
Any feedback would be appreciated Dominic St-Pierre (10)
Desktop app to web app Harry Phace (12)
A niche that needs a good solution? Dan R (6)
Created my first landing page! Feedback? RobCh (6)
Preparing to launch first product.  Thoughts? James A. (14)
Interviewing for a job at Google: what do they know about you? StevenP (11)
Problem of constantly changing standards Jim Cross (18)
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Software launch - go big, or little by little? Matthew Fender (24)
Legals of invoking a third party application? Matthew Fender (4)
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