Step 1: Getting Started

So, you have identified a problem in the marketplace and you’re incredibly passionate about the idea… What’s next in launching your startup?

Think of running a startup like a chess game: you visualize a series of moves and an outcome, keeping in mind that the order of your moves is crucial.

You may need to lather, rinse, and repeat, but please check out this step-by-step flowchart to help you along your startup journey!

Here are the steps you should take when you’re first starting out:

  • Put your team together
  • Validate customer needs
  • Think through your legal situation
  • Do your financial planning
  • Grow your business