STARTUP LESSONS

Seven Excellent Ways to Ruin Your Startup

Seven lessons from startup wizards on the most common mistakes made by entrepreneurs

Tom Fairey
Jan 25, 2020 · 8 min read

Not understanding the problem

Startups need to truly understand their customer’s problem before they do anything else.

Thinking your product is amazing

Building things people don’t want

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Doing it on your own

Focusing too much time on raising capital

Not experimenting

Forgetting why you did this in the first place

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Tom Fairey

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Founder of Stakester.com and host of the BackYourself.Show — Writer for The Startup and Entrepreneur’s Handbook

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Tom Fairey

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Founder of Stakester.com and host of the BackYourself.Show — Writer for The Startup and Entrepreneur’s Handbook

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