5 Qualities of Exceptional Startups
Adam Rifkin stashed this in Fixitfixitfixit!
Naval Ravikant breaks down the five qualities of exceptional startups:
- Social Proof
- Pitch / Presentation
He says that of these five, the startup should focus on which one quality it can do exceptionally.
For more, see his talk: http://venturehacks.com/articles/unfundable-startup
Andrew Chen wrote about that talk: "People spend a surprising amount of time on things that will contribute little or no value to getting them to a seed round, and this talk is the best I’ve seen in terms of presenting the issues in its entirety."
And more commentary here: http://pandawhale.com/convo/2447/the-anatomy-of-a-fundable-startup-by-naval-of-angellist-andrewchen