If you're at liberty to divulge, how did you connect with Red Gate?
"Ask HN: Rate my startup, Go Test It (cross-browser testing)"
More on that here:
Disclaimer: I started it. :)
I ask because I've chosen to use the MVC Framework, and its been great so far, I feel like choosing Microsoft products has made development faster.
Trying to run anything on top of windows doesn't fill me with confidence. Do all windows servers still insist on having a GUI etc? I honestly don't know, but I'd be extremely worried working on a startup running things on windows.
(Note I'm really talking as consumer facing website/webapp). For b2b microsoft is probably a saner choice.
They've done a remarkable job trying to remove Windows from Windows Server, but (they admit) they are still not quite there yet - the evidence is in the volume of patches that must still be applied to Windows Server Core.
46 days from a "Rate my startup" to a "My first exit" must be a record :)