Do you think it would be a good idea to create a start ups stack overflow where people can discuss business problems, platforms, easy ways of starting business in specific spheres...


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Indeed why not?

Someone else had the same idea and started a Area51 proposal for it. It is even already in beta:



  • this could become a reversal Commented Sep 2, 2012 at 18:39
  • @tehdoommarine: Another answer just made it to reversal, first meta gold for me. This one? Perhaps. Commented Sep 2, 2012 at 19:33
  • congratulations, and best of luck getting two in 1 day. very good answer to a not so good question, so i think you deserve another. Commented Sep 2, 2012 at 19:56
  • your 'indeed why not?' is wrong because you know the site it already exists, it is basically suggesting having a duplicate site will be ok o.O
    – ajax333221
    Commented Sep 2, 2012 at 23:20
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    @ajax333221 Would it helped if he had put a ;) behind it? I think it's pretty clear to everyone what Martijn means, and that's not the explanation you're giving...
    – Bart
    Commented Sep 3, 2012 at 7:38

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  • I just registered there, and found it most awesome! Commented Sep 2, 2012 at 14:36

I think you'd find more open questions on this topic than real Q&A interrogations. Especially as most very concrete and precise questions are linked to geographic/commercial areas.

And then you'll discover that other formats, like the one of Hacker News or reddit, are more adapted to those discussions.

And another point : I'd be very sorry to discover that people having technical programming questions would go on another SE site just because they work in a startup...

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