I’ve seen a lot of startup pitches recently, and it seems like founders are obsessed with features. I don’t care about your features. Tell me how you’re going to create value instead. Here is how to think about that.
Change is one constant in business. The evolution of operating system market share demonstrates some important lessons for innovating in a constantly shifting environment.
If someone tells you that they don’t have any competitors, that is a major danger sign. That’s what the startup I worked for thought, and it’s part of why we blew up. You always have some type of competition.