DAVID MAMET (PLAYWRIGHT)
I TRY TO IMAGINE A FELLA SMARTER THAN MYSELF. THEN I TRY TO THIN, WHAT WOULD HE DO?
PAUL GRAHAM (Y COMBINATOR)
LIVE IN THE FUTURE, THEN BUILD WHAT’S MISSING.
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
NO BRILLIANT IDEA WAS EVER BORN IN A CONFERENCE ROOM.
IN THE START-UP WORLD, there are two parts to “the idea”: coming up with it in the first place and developing it into a true business. There are “ideation” books, blogs, resources like start-up incubator, and accelerator programs worldwide (235 at last count) that can give you a running start, but in the end, it comes down to you: your background, your feel for the market, your passion, imagination, and persistence. If we had some trove of start-up ideas, we’d either have started ...