How did the Beatles become so good?
I’m sure you already know that running a successful startup requires commitment. And you may think that you are already very committed to the startup’s success. But you’re probably not as committed as you think.
There’s a familiar joke among investors about a fictional startup pitch that goes something like this:
What do Israeli entrepreneurs know that Korean entrepreneurs are missing?
I was lucky enough to build my startup without needing VC money at all. But at some point, after the company was profitable and growing, I thought about getting some investment. There were a few reasons for it, one of those reasons being how easy it was for me to get interest from VCs (apparently, what VCs like the most is to invest in companies that absolutely do not need VC money).
What if you were able to design the perfect product?
Let me cut off your dream cords right here: the animal you're imagining does not exist. The perfect product isn't designed at once; it's perfected over time.