What To Do When Someone Copies Your Startup

It was inevitable. We always joked it would happen: Someone finally submitted a project that is a direct competitor to GroupTalent.

Yes, another marketplace for software projects. After the bets were settled, and the gawkers in the office moved on, I was stuck with the nagging question: What do you do when someone wants to copy your startup idea and asks you for help?

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