Overcoming the difficulties in starting a new business takes a lot of effort, time and commitment. The usual challenge every entrepreneur faces is enough raising capital to build a workable product. These are other key challenges you need to overcome in the early stage of your startup.

  1. Gaining marketplace acceptance and penetration is a huge bridge to cross
  2. Having the right smart, and creative people on the team, working to their strengths right from the beginning.
  3. Defining a clear vision and mission is very important but it is often overlooked.
  4. Finding the first customers.
  5. Staying Focused on what the core purpose of the product was.
  6. Finding enough customers willing to pay for a service/product
  7. Hiring loyal smart people who are not afraid of start-ups.
  8. Having a team that work together well

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