… in their context. I can cherry-pick something they’ve told me and weave Basecamp in as a solution. People get what your company does not because of what you tell them it does, but because of how they see it fitting into their world and how it can benefit them personally.
…er.” Instead, Prime Movers will build their businesses across the entire value stack. This includes Proprietary Power, Product Power, Business Model Power, Company Power, and Category Power. Product/Market fit is still necessary, but it’s not enough. Founders who win will need to use all of the weapons possible…not just one weapon.
…nology. Lyft has affected transportation in the large. Twitter has done the same for communication. Founders of companies in the next ten years need to create movements that will bring abundance to the entire world. We call these special Founders the Prime Movers.
…uitous. Over 300 seed funds have raised capital and 300 more are trying to raise a first-time fund. In 2006, seed funds raised a combined total of about $75 Million. Today, well over $1 Billion is raised per year in this sector. Lean startup techniques are well understood by any founder who matters. Providing seed capital to f…
When you know your position, you can say “no.” When you don’t know, you say “yes” out of fear. You build a feature because you’re afraid of what will happen if you don’t. That’s not a strong place to be competitively and it’s not a coherent place to be in terms of your product design.