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For the longest time I've wanted to develop a couple of apps for market. I've started working on one, but it's slow and time consuming. I know if I could finish them that I could make money.

The biggest constraints are my job and family. I'm out of the house at work for 10 hours a day, then home to the family and all home stuff etc. That leaves little time for personal coding.

This morning on the way in I was listening to NPR and they were profiling a company that used crowd funding to launch a new product, rather than more traditional sources such as loans and investors.

So, do you think crowd funding would be a viable option to replace income long enough to develop and market an app? Off the top of my head without running any numbers, with all expenses and taxes, I'm thinking $200 - $250k for 1 to 1.5 years.

Anyone have any experience with crowd funding that you can share?

Thanks
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