No one accomplishes anything alone. Not even Olympic athletes. They have coaches, teammates, physical therapists, trainers. The same is true for entrepreneurs.
Aspiring entrepreneurs love their ideas and why not? That is what is exciting about the new venture. But at the start, an idea is just a hypothesis until you talk to the people who need it – a lot of them.
No matter how unique your product may be, there are very likely other products in the market that are similar.
Most entrepreneurs are inventors. Even if they don’t have a patentable idea, they have discovered or created something they believe to be unique that is solving a problem that needs to be solved.
This Summer, I had the opportunity to intern in Boulder, CO. I worked for UpRamp, a later stage Accelerator, and participated in Startup Summer, a program focused on starting a startup in ten weeks.
Among the many factors that contribute to a Worlds Ahead experience at Florida International University, StartUP FIU has fostered a creative, entrepreneurial environment for students, faculty, and alumni.
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