MVPmechanical turks huge labor force, ability to carry on simple taskstopcoder.comrun constests to build software, build a prototypeushahidi.comvery quick mapping tool, with mobile phone: http://ushahidi.bytelion.com/
Marketingfiverr.com - $5 per gig... amazing! tons of optionsWARNING - THIS SITE IS ADDICTING! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pjPDx1ap2ZQ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-jW4gMaxkg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_z8c9GdaaM
CrowdfundingNew Ground / PitfallsKickstarter.comHardware, creative projects, lead crowdfunding power in the us. SelectionCriteria?Select6.co (Minorities/Veteran Crowdsourcing)New to Market, Still in Beta
Failures, Advice, and Stuff Crap In = Crap Out No Silver BulletMechanical Turks - Results require refinement, planning, and time99Design.com - Still need creative staff on hand for your productMVP - Using Topcoder.com to build a bootstrap startup.. it is expensive!Testing - UTest - Expensive!Fiverr.com - Addiction / Distracting, Still need a planKickstarter Failure - They dont do web based technology startups. cowtripfailed! They dont explain why?