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Let This Company Make Your Concept a Creation If you have a product idea, but lack the skills to execute it, Assembly can help.

By Brittany Shoot

This story appears in the June 2015 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Eva Kolenko
Bringing talent together: Matthew Deiters of Assembly.

The internet is the great equalizer, helping users find love, housing and colleagues. Assembly is one more way for talented people to connect—by collaborating with others to turn ideas they may not have the time, skills or know-how to fully execute into actual products.

San Francisco-based Assembly, which has earned $2.9 million in venture funding, is a clearinghouse for designers, developers, marketers, project managers and other creative professionals in search of project partners. When a team creates a product using Assembly, the site handles revenue distribution and enables transparency in terms of expenses, progress of development and income.

Assembly acts as both production line and bookkeeper. Ideas are posted to a forum at, where interested developers, editors, managers and engineers can band together to bring the project to life. Assembly takes care of the business side at the end of each month, collecting revenue, paying the bills and distributing payment to team members.

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