Startup Idea and Planning
Actionable guidance for things you should consider before you launch. Is a startup lifestyle the right one for you? Is your idea novel? Can it become a viable business? Should you seek external money?
What are the traits of a successful entrepreneur? The answer may surprise you. Learn if the lifestyle of an entrepreneur is suitable for you.
What actions and activities will increase the likelihood of your discovering an innovative idea that can be the basis for your startup?
A set of guidelines for the things that you should and should not do when you are planning your own startup while still employed by another company.
Simply having a good idea is not sufficient. Learn about the other key ingredients for building a successful startup.
Startups can be classified into five distinct types; they differ in their core characteristics, lifestyle implications and growth trajectories. Understand to select the type that is right for you.
Most startups fail because they do not appropriately vet and validate their idea. Learn how to avoid this mistake.
Securing external funding is not always the holy grail that it is made out to be. Such funding comes in many forms and seeking it may not be the right strategy for every startup. What type of external funding may be suitable for your startup’s business model?