Your Idea - Template Post


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I don’t know about you, but I need a little structure when I’m trying to explain an idea. So here’s a basic template you could use, partially or in it’s entirety, to explain your new idea for others to feedback on.

Elevator Pitch

// Short Explanation of your project in 1 - 2 sentences

Background

// Insert Background Here

  • How will this product work?
  • What technology might it use?
  • Who will use it?
  • What problem does it solve for them?
  • How will you monetize?

Product

// Product Info Here

  • How far have you got - idea, designs, mockups, prototype, beta?
  • Attach images, sketches, screenshots

Technology

// Software / Hardware? Mobile / Web? Algorithms? Open Source / Closed Source?

Competitors

// List Competitors here

  • How does your product / service differ?

Market

// Market size, growth trends, shifts

Needs

// What do you need help with? What’s stopping you progressing your idea?

  • Be clear about what you need
  • @mention people who you think could help you, based on their profiles

Key Assumptions

// What are the 3 - 5 most critical assumptions you have that would determine success or failure of this idea?

Resources

// Links to articles, research papers, blog posts to reinforce your ideas
// Github links
// Prototype URLs


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