In part two of ‘Garage to global: Ten steps to take your idea to the world’, published online and in the March 2018 issue of NZBusiness Magazine, Datagate CEO Mark Loveys looks at the first critical steps needed to take a ‘Big Idea’ towards a saleable product or service.
The series, exclusive to NZBusiness Magazine, provides a succinct ‘how to’ guide for would-be entrepreneurs.
In Part 1, ‘The Big Idea’, we looked at the inspiration, initial scrutiny and your determination to establish a start-up business.
If you survived Part 1, you will now have at least a basic plan – a concept of this new business which needs fleshing out over time. That plan will be a living, breathing document which will evolve and/or pivot as you progress your business and learn from your market.
The first critical step is deciding on the key people you need with you on this journey…
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