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How to Start a Startup: Part I (Idea and Product) – A Lecture By Sam Altman and Dustin Moskovitz

Sam Altman (@sama) is the former president of Y Combinator and current CEO of OpenAI. Dustin Moskovitz (@moskov) is the co-founder of Facebook and Asana.

Key Takeaways

  • For startup success, you need a great idea, a great product, a great team, and superb execution

Table of Contents

  • The 4 Areas You Must Excel in for Startup Success
  • Before We Dig In…
  • You Need a Great Idea
    • The Idea is Worth Spending Time On
    • Great Companies Are Mission-Driven
    • The Idea Checklist
    • Wisdom from 50 Cent
  • You Need a Great Product
    • Product First
    • Build Something Users LOVE
  • Why You Should Start a Startup
    • The Wrong Reasons to Start a Startup
    • The Reality of Startup Life
    • Only Start a Startup If…
  • Recommended Reading from Dustin

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