The startup economy booms in 1999 and it makes it way again in 2014 making a lot of people decided to become an entrepreneur trying to reap fruits from startups and join the gold rush. Some of them even jump out of their companies and join this life and economic changing event. These folks usually take a look into starting their tech business and hoping for top tech companies to acquire them and earn tons of money from it.
They begin their journey with finding people with the common goal and discuss ideas, decide if which one of the ideas are plausible, execute it by building the product or service, put their money to work and then hope for the acquisition to roll in.”Idea” is important in beginning such journey however execution of it matters most. Here’s what Paul Graham said about successful entrepreneurs, “The verb you want to be using with respect to startup ideas is not “think up” but “notice.” At YC we call ideas that grow naturally out of the founders’ own experiences “organic” startup ideas. The most successful startups almost all begin this way.”
I found this infographic showing a quick steps on starting your own company.
If you really want to be part of the startup world and begin a journey of lifetime in the business world, you might want to check out this list of things to ponder.
- Be someone and be good at something. Everyone is good at something and creating a great company begins with people that are great with something. Become a great programmer, an engineer, a manager, marketer or a Sales representative. It is so difficult to begin or be part of a company if you are not great at a job that most startups need to be done.
- Go deep in an industry. Most of the great companies today begins with proprietary knowledge in a specific field, like ad technology, insurance, services, supply chain management, information security, or more.
- Be part of a great startup. Here’s you can do if you can’t find it yourself or doesn’t have proprietary knowledge or passion. Try following founders who do. Join them early, contribute anything on however you can, learn as much as as much as possible and this might lead you to founding your own company in the future as you get exposed to more people and ideas. You can also read more about this at “Great Startup Tips From Various Successful Entrepreneurs” or ideas and tips from Serzf.com,the official website of Serzfus Startup Technology which is a website dedicated for consolidating tech startup ideas.