About timing in startups

by mv288

Plenty of interesting thoughts in here.

http://cdixon.org/2010/11/07/timing-your-startup/

My favorites.

Why this – market

Why us – team
Why now – timing

2

Patience and wisdom are the fundamental elements required.

3

 Given this, timing is often indistinguishable from luck. As the old adage says, I’d rather be lucky than smart any day.

4

The overall startup score is simply = product x team x timing.

10 x 10 x 0 = 0

5

Certainly luck plays a role in home-run wins. But visionary bets and persistence seem to be a bigger part of it.

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