Questions to make you think about your startup.
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Who would you hire or how would you add to your team?
What competition do you fear most?
Why did your team get together?
Why isn't someone already doing this?
Do you have a demo?
How big an opportunity is there?
How much money do you spend per month?
If your startup succeeds, what additional areas might you be able to expand into?
How much does customer acquisition cost?
Six months from now, what's going to be your biggest problem?
How are you meeting customers?
Who is going to be your first paying customer?
What is your user growth rate?
Will your team stick at this?
How is your product different?
What do you understand about your users?
What obstacles will you face and how will you overcome them?
Who needs what you're making?
How much money could you make per year?
Why did you pick this idea to work on?
Where do new users come from?
What's the biggest mistake you have made?
How many users do you have?
What is your burn rate?
What has surprised you about user behaviour?
In what ways are you resourceful?
What are the top things users want?
What, exactly, makes you different from existing options?
What's new about what you make?
What is your growth like?
Who would be your next hire?
What do you understand about your business that other companies in it just don't get?
Are you open to changing your idea?
What are you going to do next?
Why do the reluctant users hold back?
What is the next step with the product evolution?
Why will you succeed?
What have you learned so far from working on your product?
How long can you go before funding?
How many users are paying?
How are you understanding customer needs?
What's the conversion rate?
What do you understand that others don't?
What makes new users try you?
What are the key things about your field that outsiders don't understand?
What is your distribution strategy?
Who are your competitors, and who might become competitors? Who do you fear most?
What domain expertise do you have?
How do you know people need what you're making?