There is no one perfect solution. Every approach has advantages and disadvantages. In one case, you will have to spend more money. Another will require a deadline extension, and finally, sometimes you might sacrifice the overall quality of the project.
In order to find the best approach to building a technical team, I'll describe what you should pay attention to. You need to understand what problems you will face in advance, especially if you don’t have a background in IT.
In this article, I will not discuss the possibility of NoCode or LowCode development for testing business hypotheses. Also, if you already work with an experienced CTO, this article is unlikely to be of assistance to you.
I'd like to discuss what steps entrepreneurs should take when they have already tested hypotheses, developed an initial business model, and decided to create a full-fledged service for further scaling but don't know where to turn for assistance.