The Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) is an extremely common form of “protecting” entrepreneurs’ ideas from being stolen. Each day on matchist, people looking for developers ask me how they can ensure their idea is protected. They ask me whether developers will sign an NDA.

For the most part, these folks need to face a cold, hard truth- an idea in its purest form is not worth anything in the business world. It’s the execution that matters. Unless entrepreneurs have some intellectual property to protect or code already written, an NDA is usually a sign of amateurism. Why? Here are a few reasons to consider:  see more