Kevin Hale - How to Evaluate Startup Ideas Pt . 1

Kevin Hale - How to Evaluate Startup Ideas Pt . 1

Y Combinator 94,300 views 2019-07-25

Share to Pinterest Share to WhatsApp
Title Kevin Hale - How to Evaluate Startup Ideas Pt . 1
Duration 26:38
Source YouTube
Tags YC, Y Combinator, startup school

YC Partner Kevin Hale walks us through the process of evaluating ideas and how founders should think about their startups. You can find the lecture slides and transcript here: https://www.startupschool.org/videos/62 It's not too late to sign up! Register now through August 4th at https://www.startupschool.org/. *** Topics 00:00 - Why we're starting with evaluating ideas 1:25 - YC doesn't just fund companies with traction 2:50 - How can I predict if an investor will like my idea? 5:15 - A startup idea is a hypothesis 6:55 - The problem 10:55 - The solution 12:35 - The insight 14:00 - Founder's unfair advantage 15:00 - Market growing 20% a year 15:40 - Product 10x better 16:30 - Acquisition model 17:55 - Monopoly 18:50 - Threshold belief 19:10 - Miracle belief 20:10 - Example: YC 23:20 - Example: Wufoo

Related Videos

WeWork - The $47 Billion Disaster

ColdFusion

Recommended for you

In the Age of AI (full film) | FRONTLINE

FRONTLINE PBS | Official

Recommended for you

7 Ways to Find Startup Business Ideas

Business Disruptors

63,192 views