ARE YOU A HACKER, HUSTLER, DESIGNER, MENTOR OR INVESTOR?
WHICH ROLE IN A STARTUP BEST DESCRIBES YOU? CLICK THE TABS BELOW TO SEE A DESCRIPTION OF THE DIFFERENT USER TYPES ON THE SITE.
Do you dream in code?
Valid8 is the place to come to find projects that you want to work on. Strike a deal for equity, collaborate with your team, build something awesome and get it funded. There are tons of ideas here waiting to be realized; go be a part of one that resonates with you.
Got an idea that will change the world?
If you can convince others here to help you build it. Then convince people to use it. Then convince people to fund it… You are in the right place.
Valid8 helps you determine if your idea is ready for prime time then connects you to an ecosystem of the people who can help you build it. Basically, its what you’ve been looking for.
Design is everything is design.
How about using your talents to work on projects that you choose. Getting in at the ground floor and being an integral part of the launch of a startup.
In today’s startup landscape, design is what separates the winners from the losers. Let’s put an end to ugly startups together.
Oh, these kids nowadays.
You’ve been around the block. Maybe had some successful exits. Maybe you are a serial entrepreneur looking to give something back to the startup community?
In any case, you Sir or Madam are in the right place. Create a profile and chime in from time to time on some of the pitches and projects. Perhaps offer your services for a piece of the pie. Do it for the kids?
The earlier, the better.
Talent scouts don’t hang around the big leagues, they troll around the minors. But some of the most savvy start taking notes at little league. Think of this as the very earliest opportunity to make a connection.
You can act as a mentor to startups who you feel have the right idea, team and plan. Then when the time comes, be the first to place your bet. With the JOBS act and Title II becoming law very shortly, non-accredited investors can put up as little as $100. Imagine what $100 worth of Facebook stock would be worth today…