[Interest] Indie Mobil Program terminated?

Bob Hood bhood2 at comcast.net
Sat Jul 4 21:17:22 CEST 2015

On 7/4/2015 12:36 PM, Kate Alhola wrote:
>> On 04 Jul 2015, at 20:14, Bob Hood <bhood2 at comcast.net> wrote:
>>> On 7/4/2015 10:53 AM, Thiago Macieira wrote:
>>>> On Saturday 04 July 2015 18:33:50 Harri Pasanen wrote:
>>>>> On 04/07/2015 14:51, Kate Alhola wrote:
>>>>> allow sales in appstore for this 10000€/month with OSS version before
>>>>> professional licence is needed.
>>>> I think this would be a good strategy.
>>> Provided it doesn't cost more to run the programme (including cost of
>>> opportunity) than it brings in revenue.
>> IMO, that seems like a sure formula for failure to me.  If you want success,
>> you have to look beyond today.  It may cost you initially, as long as you can
>> forecast an ROI that exceeds today's investment.  It's true that some start-up
>> businesses can function with no capital investment, but they are fairly rare.
>> Most successful businesses have to have that injection of funds (a.k.a.,
>> resources) to get going, with the calculated risk that it will be returned
>> manyfold as time passes.
> Be realistic. It is true that having resources improves your possibility to success but in reality, there is about nill possibility to get investment money if only thing you have is idea and pitch speak...

I was merely using capital investment of an example of investing resources to 
achieve success later.  I wasn't suggesting that the Qt Company seek 
investment funds to make the Indie program operational.  Sorry if it sounded 
like that.

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