So-- before I get potentially burned and flamed) I am not trying to solicit someone for a job--I really want some advice and perspective from the developer/programming side. I am not even sure if I can proceed with my ideas as I am waiting for my Ethics Office at my day job to approve or decline my ability to create a particular iPhone app(s). So-- in my day job I am a Business Technology Analyst (i.e. I get requirements from the business and work with systems and development to implement based on costs, feasibility, etc etc). Since having the iPhone I have had a couple ideas and I was actually thinking of making my own mini start-up to execute the said ideas. I have zero experience in coding--- and I know I could go back to school and take a few programming classes (which I have to do anyhow for the pre-reqs of the MIS program I am applying for) but I have one idea for an app that I would like to execute. There is currently absolutely nothing like it (that has been released in the app store) and I think it is actually something useful and marketable. I have the basic design ideas fleshed out and I have started organizing the requirements (as there will be a calculation component). My dilemma is that since I have no true coding skills (and I know no Apple developers or the ones I know would not be able to help due to their own Ethics departments) and since I truly have no budget or excess funds to splurge on a developer, I was wondering if I created a business proposal to share profits and develop a partnership if this would be something that most developers/programmers would scoff at or run far far away from. For my particular idea (the easiest one I have) there would be significant requirements work, database building, testing, etc which I would be able to do so I think a partnership would be fair. However I am not sure if this is even accepted in the freelance dev environment. My hope is to actually create a small partnership done completely legally with rights accorded equally to both members, all members, etc. So basically I would like to know everyone's thoughts and advice as to what is important to you, would this arrangement be even remotely appealing, and then if so where in the world would you suggest I even start to find such a person(s), and if this arrangement is not appealing then what would be? Thanks so much!