“We would have hired 2 top-notch developers rather than 7-8 mediocre developers.
The fact is that the quality of the developer-pool in India (that most startups have access to) leaves a LOT to be desired. Folks may not admit this openly, but they will agree in private. The cost levels are low, but so are the professionalism levels and quality levels.
It is much better to pay more 2 excellent developers and get work done, than to pay less to 5 mediocre developers and beat yourself up about slow progress or poor quality” - the founder of Investropresto, financial services website.
Investopresto, went bust a few months ago, is one more example in the row of failures of Indian developed financial websites. Like paisa, moneysights, moneyvidya and many other financial websites, developed in India, Investopresto is out of race. One of the main reasons for is poor quality of the operation that is considered to have become a common cause of financial services websites failures. Right, a website should something more than just a static brochure, moreover, when a financial services website ...