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Old 12.05.2011, 13:51
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I want to start a company and be extremely rich.....come join me.

Maybe this post should be in "Commercial" or "Job offered".....so Mods feel free to move it. (Donno why I write "feel free" because I guess you would do it anyway with out my pre-approval).

However.....I want to start a mobile company, run it for 4-8 years with great succes and then sell it to Swisscom, Sunrise or whoever wants to shift over a truck load of money.

Anyone who want to participate?

PS: I am serious....and this is how I look ...not that yellow though.

Waiting for your PM.
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Old 12.05.2011, 13:53
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Re: I want to start a company and be extremely rich.....come join me.

Can I be the CEO please? So I can later on fire you and take over the company, sell it Swisscom/Orange/Sunrise and become rich instead
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Old 12.05.2011, 13:55
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Re: I want to start a company and be extremely rich.....come join me.

Im in as well. I would like the maximum amount of money with as little work as possible. Something like the EF newbies
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Old 12.05.2011, 13:57
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I will join you if you make me CFO
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Old 12.05.2011, 14:20
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Consider it done!

Back to being serious.

Some 8-10 years ago a guy in Denmark started a phone company (Telmore). He bought net access, minutes and data from the biggest phone company in DK (TDC) and created an easy to use online User Interface.

After some years of "Full Speed Ahead" expansion he sold his company to...voila...TDC and cashed in a sh!t load of money. After a few years of thinking....well...he probably signed a "stay away from phone business agreement", he did it all again. Started another phone company (Bibob) and now this company is expanding (read: taking customers from the others) and beat me if this company isn't up for sale within a few years as well.

Today I just read that another phone company (Onfone) has been bought by TDC for approx. 60 mill. CHF. They have only 175.000 customers and had a turnover of as little as 4-5 mill. CHF last year.

Onfone was/is operating in the same way as Telmore and Bibob (and several others on the DK market) by buying network access, minutes and data from the big companies.

So...what are we waiting for?.....let move folks.

EFONE...EPHONE or whatever....YEAH!
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Old 12.05.2011, 14:22
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...Some 8-10 years ago a guy in Denmark started a phone company (Telmore). He bought net access, minutes and data from the biggest phone company in DK (TDC) and created an easy to use online User Interface.

After some years of "Full Speed Ahead" expansion he sold his company to...voila...TDC and cashed in a sh!t load of money...
Of course, there were thousands of people who tried the same thing at the same time, and ended up losing their shirts. But who cares about those losers?
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Old 12.05.2011, 14:22
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Consider it done!

Back to being serious.

Some 8-10 years ago a guy in Denmark started a phone company (Telmore). He bought net access, minutes and data from the biggest phone company in DK (TDC) and created an easy to use online User Interface.

After some years of "Full Speed Ahead" expansion he sold his company to...voila...TDC and cashed in a sh!t load of money. After a few years of thinking....well...he probably signed a "stay away from phone business agreement", he did it all again. Started another phone company (Bibob) and now this company is expanding (read: taking customers from the others) and beat me if this company isn't up for sale within a few years as well.

Today I just read that another phone company (Onfone) has been bought by TDC for approx. 60 mill. CHF. They have only 175.000 customers and had a turnover of as little as 4-5 mill. CHF last year.

Onfone was/is operating in the same way as Telmore and Bibob (and several others on the DK market) by buying network access, minutes and data from the big companies.

So...what are we waiting for?.....let move folks.

EFONE...EPHONE or whatever....YEAH!

and on the flip side you have someone like redbull mobile who invested shit loads of money in marketing etc on there virtual network here, and it flopped big time.
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Old 12.05.2011, 14:22
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Consider it done!

Back to being serious.

Some 8-10 years ago a guy in Denmark started a phone company (Telmore). He bought net access, minutes and data from the biggest phone company in DK (TDC) and created an easy to use online User Interface.

After some years of "Full Speed Ahead" expansion he sold his company to...voila...TDC and cashed in a sh!t load of money. After a few years of thinking....well...he probably signed a "stay away from phone business agreement", he did it all again. Started another phone company (Bibob) and now this company is expanding (read: taking customers from the others) and beat me if this company isn't up for sale within a few years as well.

Today I just read that another phone company (Onfone) has been bought by TDC for approx. 60 mill. CHF. They have only 175.000 customers and had a turnover of as little as 4-5 mill. CHF last year.

Onfone was/is operating in the same way as Telmore and Bibob (and several others on the DK market) by buying network access, minutes and data from the big companies.

So...what are we waiting for?.....let move folks.

EFONE...EPHONE or whatever....YEAH!

Sounds great, but isn't competing with OrangeCom illegal here?
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Old 12.05.2011, 15:24
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Consider it done!

Back to being serious.

Some 8-10 years ago a guy in Denmark started a phone company (Telmore). He bought net access, minutes and data from the biggest phone company in DK (TDC) and created an easy to use online User Interface.

After some years of "Full Speed Ahead" expansion he sold his company to...voila...TDC and cashed in a sh!t load of money. After a few years of thinking....well...he probably signed a "stay away from phone business agreement", he did it all again. Started another phone company (Bibob) and now this company is expanding (read: taking customers from the others) and beat me if this company isn't up for sale within a few years as well.

Today I just read that another phone company (Onfone) has been bought by TDC for approx. 60 mill. CHF. They have only 175.000 customers and had a turnover of as little as 4-5 mill. CHF last year.

Onfone was/is operating in the same way as Telmore and Bibob (and several others on the DK market) by buying network access, minutes and data from the big companies.

So...what are we waiting for?.....let move folks.

EFONE...EPHONE or whatever....YEAH!
actually. this is not a bad idea. not sure if the swiss market is big enough, or swiss people price sensitive enough to change providers but there are enough fat profits to carve out a virtual network operator.

i'm in.
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Old 12.05.2011, 13:58
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Re: I want to start a company and be extremely rich.....come join me.

I learned last night that all you really need to do is sell lots of "Apps"

ie: minimal up front capital, but lots of brainwork.

Suits me well.

What sorta people do ja need?
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Old 12.05.2011, 14:02
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Re: I want to start a company and be extremely rich.....come join me.

I have a friend who just made an app for a hotel chain. He is now proposed to fly to dubai and talk to the hotel......

no kidding.

If you are serious I would simply create apps for different companies
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Old 12.05.2011, 14:05
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'appiness 'appiness...
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Old 12.05.2011, 14:17
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Re: I want to start a company and be extremely rich.....come join me.

I'm intregued. I'd definitely be interested in looking in to something. If so many people are in on it though... how do we ALL get stinking rich? Is this idea supposed to make THAT much $$$$?

Is it some kind of marketing/sales scheme? I'm not so good at that kind of business.

I definitely think making an app that is useful to a lot of people and selling it very cheaply is a great idea. That or make freeware and wait to get bought out.

Can you say "Skype"?
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Thank you for reminding ElggDK about the true meaning of life! Switzerland has enough billionnaires who stuff their ears with banknotes till they stuck out of their nose and still would like more! In the meantime, what do they do for the environment, their local community, their "family" (i.e. other than buying what lots of money can buy)? No wonder the ordinary Swiss is getting "immigration" wary!


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Old 12.05.2011, 14:53
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Waiting for your PM.
Please people. He asked for replies by PM. You'll never become rich if you can't follow simple instructions




P.S. Can I have a job as Chief Embezzlement Specialist?
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Old 12.05.2011, 15:01
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Please people. He asked for replies by PM. You'll never become rich if you can't follow simple instructions

P.S. Can I have a job as Chief Embezzlement Specialist?
Any input are welcome...PM or post.

CES......that is you now
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Old 12.05.2011, 15:02
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so i shall be CTO
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Old 12.05.2011, 15:09
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Please people. He asked for replies by PM. You'll never become rich if you can't follow simple instructions
Done that already

If we're all going to contribute and make something work, PM isn't the best option IMHO...

Add information management and communication to my job.
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