Phase 1: Garage – Prototype it!
Phase 2: Seed – Alpha Launch!
Phase 3: Funded – Launch a real product!
[…] Who am I to challenge Microsoft?
What really matters?
- Huge market opportunity!
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Some relevant excerpts:
“Plans are only good intentions,unless they immediately degenerateinto hard work.”
-Peter F. Drucker
And check out 8 Mistakes To Avoid When Naming Your Business
The Technolodgy Hype Cycle
The axis could also be renamed from Visibility / Time to Hype & Maturity. See more from Gartner.
- Technology Trigger
- Peak of Inflated Expectations
- Trough of Disillusionment
- Slope of Enlightenment
- Plateau of Productivity
For investors it is important to recognize the stage of trough of disillusionment as this is the time point to actually invest in this specific technolodgy. If one would miss this oppurtunity others will rush and be what you could have been.
In all seriousness how many online bookstores do you know? … Is it amazon? Okay, amazon is #1 but who is #2? … Nobody really has the time to remember #2.
This is really why you will always want be the #1 on the chosen field!
- Qualities of a good entrepreneur.
- When you want to quit because it’s just not worth it by Jason
- How to unlock opportunity by Adam