Jonathan Greechan, a partner at The Founder Institute, was interviewed by Business Insider. “What we have found is that if an early-stage founder can check off the ten items below, they have a solid foundation by which to start a company,” said Greechan.
My take, this is as good a list as any. In my experience, too many founders get hung up on the “value” of their idea, and fail to conceptualize that ideas without resources to put them into action will never amount to anything. The article quotes Howard Aiken, a mathematician who credited with the invention of the computer in 1944, who said “Don’t worry about people stealing an idea. If it’s original, you will have to ram it down their throats”.
Full Article: http://www.businessinsider.com/adeo-ressi-on-startup-ideas-2013-5