Hey, Happy Holidays! With the new year approaching, we’re looking forward to another year of exciting things for startup and its founders. This is yet Thursday again, I am happy to bring this last edition of “The 3 Things This Week” for 2017 to you. As you know, “The 3 Things This Week” is a… Continue reading The 3 Things This Week : 28st December, 2017
When you startup, which path should you choose? Do what you know, or do what you love? Some people advise us that you should follow your heart, and start a business based around something you’re truly passionate about. Others will suggest that you look to the things you do well, and build a business based… Continue reading Do you need a passion for your business idea?
The riskiest assumption, for your start-up in the beginning, is whether there are any people actively trying to solve the problem your product will solve for them. These are the people we call early adopters. Your goals is really to find if there are people already trying to solve the problem (that you are… Continue reading Why is finding and engaging with early adopters hard?
How do you come up with the best startup idea for you? Where do you look for ideas? How do you know if a startup idea is right for you? Do you have what it takes to pull off your startup idea? Where do you start — do you rely on your passion, or look for emerging… Continue reading Why is a finding good startup idea hard?
What business idea is your startup working on? Is it a world changing idea? Will it have a huge impact on some part of the world? Startups founders, particularly first time founders, do have this urge, an urge to change the world. The way their business ideas are analyzed by investors too, at times, puts… Continue reading Startup idea: are you building a Cathedral?
Customer discovery is not a research. Some time ago (and many a times even now), when a new business idea is worked on, founders would quickly do some research, based on some primary set of information and some secondary. Based on these initial findings, a product development would happen, and when the product is launched… Continue reading Why surveys are not good for customer discovery?