What should all first-time startup founders know before they start their business? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.
- It's going to be really hard.
- You will feel like you are failing multiple times per week.
- You likely will have to sacrifice many things in your life for your startup to have a chance at being successful.
- Initially finding co-founders or people to work on your project with you is the most important thing.
- Then finding product market fit.
- Then repeatable go to market strategy.
- Then positive unit economics.
- If you can do all of these things you almost guaranteed will have a positive outcome.
- Then there are 10+ more things that determine how big of an outcome you will have for shareholders and overall, but that doesn't matter unless you can do the previous 3 things.
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