Long needed, I put together a link list of platforms that will ignite your thoughts:
How to get your ideas out on the market
Quirky is the online development center for everybody. It changed the way the world thinks about product development.
Thinking about working as a freelancer
Dribble – a place to show and tell, promote, discover, and explore design
Dribbble began as a side project and is now a tiny, bootstrapped and profitable company helping the world’s design talent share their creations and get hired.
Find Talent. Find Work.
Go fund yourself
Links for Startups
Be the first to discover and get access to the latest Internet startups
A community of startups
A funding platform for artists, designers, filmmakers, musicians, journalists, inventors, explorers …
www.seedcamp.com in cooperation with startups
A platform helping Start-ups to find funding, local events in different areas
Platform for Start-ups in Germany [in Deutsch]
www.ycombinator.com [California, USA]
New model of Start-up funding: twice a year a small amount of money (average $18k) is invested in a large number of startups. The startups move to Silicon Valley for 3 months, during which the Y Combinator team work intensively with them to get the company into the best possible shape and refine their pitch to investors. Each cycle culminates in Demo Day, when the startups present to a large audience of investors.
www.go4funding.com [Texas, USA]
Platform to bring entrepreneurs, business owners and investors (angel investors and venture capitalists) closer together, intended for existing business owners and entrepreneurs to post their capital needs.
3daystartup.org [Austin, USA]
is an entrepreneurship education program designed for university students with an emphasis on learning by doing. The idea is simple: start tech companies over the course of three days – 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
www.crunchbase.com and eu.techcrunch.com
CrunchBase is the free database of technology companies, people, and investors that anyone can edit.
Angel investors for Startups in India
Resources and Tipps for Entrepreneurs
The productive entrepreneur
Productivity tips and resources for online Entrepreneurs
The lean start up
Lean Start-up Meetups from around the world
brings you information for entrepreneurs
Other thoughts – interesting in the context
A Socially Developed Product
You could search for an idea that captures you in following resources and platforms
Mostly for art projects and raising funds for reaching personal goals
A tool for crowd funding your projects through social networks, family, friends and followers
To come back to the beginning – just simply start with working for yourself
You have the skills, we have the jobs. Find the help you need to take care of business. Dip into our impressive pool of talented professionals to tackle virtually any project on your timeline and terms.
Hire Freelancers & manage projects online.
Are you looking for a programmer or designer?
Are you looking for programming or IT related, part-time or project based jobs?
Have an idea for a business? Need help with your existing business? Just need something done fast?
Create and teach your course online
Orientation in the Internet World
Collaboration without borders
Diagramming and Collaboration Tools
1 free and 4 paid pricing packages for online real time collaboration
Realtime Brainstorming and Collaboration Tool
Everywhere your ideas want to be