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The idea is a very small fraction of what it takes to earn the first million. Certainly billion. What actually matters is your ability to *execute*. Entrepreneurship means "having the talent of translating opportunities into money". Or, as Alexis Ohanian of Reddit said, "entrepreneur is just F...

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Best to explain why you're asking + provide a URL explaining your purpose/business. Many times successful prefer to remain anonymous. You're asking for highly private information to be posted in a public forum.

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I know there are a number of healthcare incubators in the US such as Start-Up Health. This is a community of healthcare start-ups with some connection to the delivery system entities in Avia.

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Lyft was founded in 2012. They operate in 200+ cities in the U.S. cities. They've raised more than $2B and they're valued at $5.5B. Udacity was founded in 2011 and is valued at over $1B. Vox Media was also founded in 2011 and is also valued at over $1B. Uptake was founded in 2014 and is val...

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As someone who is deeply involved with startup studios, here are a few hints. 1. First, calculate your optimal scale of operations. In our startup studio this was about 12-15 people core team + dedicated ceo-s for each startup experiment 2. Raise funds for the studio, for at least 12-18 months. Y...

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Here are some tricks that work for me: + Laser the audience so that they are the best fit for the offer. Using interests, age, location, etc. or you will just flush money down the toilet. + Make sure ad images & copy match the landing page style so it feels seamless as visitors click thru + Op...

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The total addressable market is a function of the app's value proposition itself. Given that photos and messaging are now simply core features of pretty much any mobile-native application, you could cite every mobile user as your potential TAM. Anyone telling you that TAM is a useful point fo...

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This is a very important issue. Vesting and commitment should be decided upfront and in consensus. While I could tell you my experiences with founders, I would encourage you to first read this two posts on vesting: http://www.feld.com/archives/2005/05/term-sheet-vesting.html http://www.naffzig...

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