From Ground Zero To Battleground: Stages of a Startup [Infographic]


“It’s almost always harder to raise capital than you thought it would be, and it always takes longer. So plan for that.”  Richard Harroch, Venture Capitalist and Author

It is tough to be in a startup, to make one, to work for one and to figure out your actual spot and position in one. Startup life is draining and challenging to the very core.But hey, it is your motivation, hard work and persistence to build your own legacy, that empowers the entrepreneur in you to take charge.

So, you peddle your way through the puddles, combat challenges, strategize your idea and you are ready to rock the world. Now what next?

Once your idea hits the floor, things are looking good and are on the move constantly, what do you do next?

It is then time to figure out what stage are you on, what have your milestones been, what else do you have to achieve and by when and so many more questions in queue. And it is important to seek their answers because everybody you will share your idea with, will ask you these, just one after the another one.

Startups can be categorised in a lot of ways. It can be ecommerce, product based, consulting services, IT services and anything else. To make it a wee bit easier for the entrepreneur in you, let me quickly give you access to 3 most common startup models in this infographic by Tech In Asia, and what value propositions do they hold.

Scroll down and nudge the entrepreneur in you.  

Happy reading!