Pursuing the Investable, Scalable Startup: Entrepreneur or Wantrepreneur?

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If _______, you might be an entrepreneur:

Scalable Startup Quiz: Are you an entrepreneur or a wantrepreneur?

  • If you have an idea, a potential scalable concept and believe your next steps are to test your hypothesis and validate your idea, you might be an entrepreneur pursuing an investable, scalable startup.
  • If you have validated your concept and are investing your personal funds into the opportunity, you might be an entrepreneur pursuing an investable, scalable startup.
  • If the team of co-founders you are developing is diverse and multi-functional, you might be an entrepreneur pursuing an investable, scalable startup.
  • If you are committed to your opportunity as demonstrated by your work ethic, building the company for future equity growth, you might be an entrepreneur pursuing an investable, scalable startup.
  • If your approach is to learn all you can from others and have a genuine desire to leverage the experience of others as you build the company, you might be an entrepreneur pursuing an investable, scalable startup.
  • If your objective for that incremental dollar of investors’ cash is to grow the opportunity as opposed to paying off previous debts, you might be an entrepreneur pursuing an investable, scalable startup.
  • If you have a focus on listening to and understanding your customer and their needs, you might be an entrepreneur pursuing an investable, scalable startup.
  • If you are developing your opportunity utilizing “Lean Startup” philosophies, you might be an entrepreneur pursuing an investable, scalable startup.
  • If you view this opportunity as the first of many startup opportunities, you might be an entrepreneur pursuing an investable, scalable startup.

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Tony Lettich

Tony Lettich has previous corporate venture capital experience and currently serves as Managing Director of The Angel Roundtable. He is a co-founder of FundingSage, which provides valuable information, tools and resources to entrepreneurs seeking to start, grow and fund a business.