About

Built by Ben Tossell and Mubashar Iqbal aka 'Mubs'

Ben previously ran community at Product Hunt & AngelList where he saw & helped 80k+ products launch including products from Y-Combinator, Slack, First Round, Facebook, Google & many more. He's the #6th top maker on Product Hunt, launched 25+ products with over 20,000 upvotes on Product Hunt, 6 Million+ pageviews, 800k+ users. His products have been featured in TechCrunch, VentureBeat, Observer and others.

Mubs is a prolific maker with over 50 projects under his belt. He's been awarded and nominated (several times) the Product Hunt Maker of the Year. He's the #4th top maker on Product Hunt, with over 27,000 upvotes.

newCo provides education, tools and a community around building side-projects.

The Basics

Non-Tech Guide to Launching Side Projects

The rough process of coming up with startup ideas and building them, without code

Making a Side Project

Making a side project in public

Turning Side Projects into Profitable Startups

The bootstrapped way to build a profitable business

Creating a profitable startup company

David Heinemeier Hansson giving insight at Startup School

Barriers of Entry

The barriers are so low to start a startup

Successful Companies Started As Side Projects

A list of well-known, successful companies that started as side projects

Validating and getting users

How to Run a User Interview

Emmett Shear at Startup School discusses what questions should you ask,
how can user interviews define or redefine your product goals?

Validating An Idea

Hiten Shah on how to create products that people love by validating your idea first

Stay Motivated

How do I stay motivated making this thing I’m making?

Do Things That Don't Scale

Startups take off because the founders make them take off.

Building

Non-Tech Guide to Launching Side Projects

The rough process of coming up with startup ideas and building them, without code

Making Money

Non-Tech Guide to Launching Side Projects

The rough process of coming up with startup ideas and building them, without code

How To Price Side-Projects

Why monetizing your project from day one is very important.

Resources

Stripe Atlas Guides

Stripe Atlas guides to running an internet business