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Requests for Startups

A place to discover ideas that VCs & angels want to fund

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Jeff Morris Jr.
@jmj · Revenue Products at Tinder
@rrhoover Thanks for sharing Homebrew's RFS - first time reading it tonight and it's fascinating. We want to build a community where VC's and entrepreneurs can exchange ideas and communicate more effectively. We're still working on the mechanics, but our goal is to give "pre-idea" founders a place to find inspiration & to also give existing startups … See more

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Jeremie Berrebi
@jberrebi · Investor/Entrepreneur, 300+ investments
Good idea but why asking only VCs & angels ? Why not asking anyone on what kind of new products they need?
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Ryan Hoover
@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
I was just reading Homebrew's RFS last night (cc @hunterwalk @satyap). I'm a bit fond of email-first projects. :) If this get traction, what are your next steps, @jmj?
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Jeff Morris Jr.
@jmj · Revenue Products at Tinder
Requests for Startups (RFS) is a project created by @isaac_madan, @shauryasaluja, and myself. We are building a community where venture capitalists and angels can inspire entrepreneurs to think about ideas. The concept was inspired by YCombinator, who created a Requests for Startups site in September: https://www.ycombinator.com/rfs/ “There are a lot of… See more
Bo Fishback
@bowman · CEO, Zaarly
Jeffrey. 1. Love you. 2. Can we hook this up to a VC On Demand App? Ya know, an Uber for VCs. When you want to have them just come over right now and give you the money for an idea they've said they like. 3. Also, we can build the entrepreneur version. Entrepreneur On Demand. When they have an idea and the money, there can be a pre-vetted pool of entre… See more
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Jeff Morris Jr.
@jmj · Revenue Products at Tinder
@rrhoover Thanks for sharing Homebrew's RFS - first time reading it tonight and it's fascinating. We want to build a community where VC's and entrepreneurs can exchange ideas and communicate more effectively. We're still working on the mechanics, but our goal is to give "pre-idea" founders a place to find inspiration & to also give existing startups … See more