Topic: Help with application spec...and cost range

Non-developer here with a new start-up looking for a Good Samaritan. I'm working on the spec for a web application that may or may not be a complex site. I believe it is on the complex end of the spectrum, but I may just be naive to the possibilities and capabilities of RoR programmers.

This site will move forward, although the company is in the process of funding "as we speak." I know that a lump-sum, all-encompassing flat fee for a website/application isn