Organic Ideas , a key ingredient for a successful startup

Since the recent recession, there is a hike in entrepreneurial spirit, and more startup activities then before. The days of the “job work” mentality are thankfully waning, as more people want to work on your passion than earning a fixed income ever

Additional encouraging news for aspiring entrepreneurs on many fronts , have sparked up this new trend –

  • Funding for early-stage startups is more available than ever
  • Cost of entry for a startup is at an all-time low
  • Startup incubators and accelerators are popping up everywhere
  • The world is a now single market, both homogeneous and heterogeneous.
  • Social media is a boon for entrepreneurs and startups.

Further more stories like Facebook, Google, and apple are now becoming an inspiring source. However everyone cannot start a startup and become successful, though everyone wants to , because building a forever strong company is never easy. The world wants to brainwash you with fairy-tales of instant wealth and overnight success, it’s simply a load of baloney.

It all begins with a good startup idea and this is were you need to focus on as a beginner. There are two types of startup ideas: those that grow organically out of your own life, and those that you decide, from afar, are going to be necessary to some class of users other than you. Apple , Google all belong to the startup idea of growing organically.

The main advantage of working on an organic idea is that the idea is solely your own. Not something which you decided upon by looking at others, but something which was a solution for your own problem. There is something extraordinarily good about such an idea, it makes you feel that you are working on your passion, you somehow become more interested in it. The problem is also more familiar to you and thus you are in a better position to find the real solution to it.

So if you want to come up with a startup, i’ll recommend you to focus on what is missing from your daily life? or what is broken? the answer you get start working on it. Your answer will surely resonate with that of many others.

Don’t get discouraged if initially what you make is something which other people dismiss infact you can be sure that you have climbed the ladder of success . As that’s probably why they did not come up with this idea.

In today’s world if you are able to fix something broken for a lot of people then you have found a gold mine and that is your’s. However in case of actual gold mine already existing, you’ll have to work hard to to get gold out of it and that becomes the hard part.

Reference :-

http://www.paulgraham.com/organic.html

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