There's a customer I'd love to win. How do I know if my startup is ready?

Published May 19 2021 at 9:00 AM GMT
  • Editor’s Note: Each week Maynard Webb, former CEO of LiveOps and the former COO of eBay, will offer candid, practical, and sometimes surprising advice to entrepreneurs and founders.
  • To submit a question, write to Webb at dearfounder@fastcompany com.
  • QA new board member offered to introduce me to a potential customer we’d love to have, but it may be too soon in our life cycle.
  • What do I do" —Founder of an early-stage startup Dear Founder, This is a great problem to have.
  • It tells me that you are on the right track when you have a board member who wants to be supportive and helpful.



  • Published May 19, 2021 9:00 AM GMT