If you have a great idea, sometimes this can be enough to help you create a quality application. Most application development tasks require an extensive investment up front but the good news is that with the right idea, you can actually build an application with zero capital up front. Here are some of the top ways that you can raise money for your application and cover development costs in a step by step process:
Start with your pitch: without a quality pitch it can be very difficult to help other people understand your application. Remember that there's a good chance you're going to have to share your idea tens or even hundreds of times before someone will step through with the funding. Create graphics and build a simple explanation of your app that you can use to captivate investors. Even with little experience in app development, you can build a pitch that will get people on board.
Study the marketplace: If you are building an innovative app with a market that desperately needs it, you could potentially even get your application crowdfunded. By looking deep into a marketplace and understanding the need for an app and how much users would enjoy having it can be a fantastic way to build trust and get your app funded.
Save your ideas: one of the first things that you should invest in is saving your intellectual property. If you have a great idea for an application, you need to do what you can to create a brand and to patent that brand as soon as possible.
Invest in a demo: if you are having problems gathering investors, sometimes a quality mockup or wireframe demo of your application can help them to truly understand your intentions.
Consider some of these affordable first steps that you can use to garner investment support for your application development.