Client Red Flags: 10 Warning Signs of a Bad Client

Based on a true story…

One day you got a call from your close friend that is your new client about a new mobile app project. Your friend eager to hire you because of close friendship and you become excited. The client just fired the previous mobile app developer because of lack of performance. That’s why they trust you on this. Your team discussing the new project with the potential client that is a vendor to their client, a sub-con. Then you come out with project estimation deliverable together with a quotation.

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Cradle, our godfather…

Last 5 months ago, we got invited by Cradle Fund for the startup event called B-Linked with Cradle & Startups 2018 (sharing session & networking). I was a representative from Soding and willingly to share about our experience in validating our idea and receive pre-seed investment from Cradle. For your information, our idea has been rejected for the first time but we are able to secure the grant for the second time because our product is able to prove our USP, right target market and some tractions.

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There is no easy way to determine how good their tech talent is especially in programming skills. It’s like finding a needle in a haystack. Many software developers proclaim that they can code, but how good they are in programming? Only after they’ve hired, then we will know how their performance is. If the hired turns out to be a poor programmer, they’ve given us problems like project delay or technical debt that would cost us a sum of money. The actual price of employing a poor software developer cost the business more than $100 million, according to Zappos ‘ Tony Hsieh.

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