Today I’ll be answering a question from Virginie who is working on the second version of her Web platform.

Her question is: “Is it possible to fully own the source code developed by a provider?”

Virginie, like many business founders, has pretty much no idea what a source code is. She just knows that without it, she cannot delegate the development to someone new. And that’s a huge point.

Asking someone to develop an application without having access to the source code is like building a house on a land that does not belong to you yet. I’ve seen those kinds of projects whose owners run into conflict with providers just because of this exact situation.

Watch the video to learn my recommendations to avoid making this critical startup mistake. You can also learn how to create your own source code repository for your developer here:

Make sure you also check out the free course From Zero to Million Users if you want to learn more about what needs to get done at each step of your development, and master tech management techniques so you can lead your project at every step: