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