EP4: The WORST Assumptions You Can Make as a SaaS Founder

Episode 4 May 14, 2020 00:51:50
EP4: The WORST Assumptions You Can Make as a SaaS Founder
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EP4: The WORST Assumptions You Can Make as a SaaS Founder

May 14 2020 | 00:51:50

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Show Notes

In our personal lives we’ve learned that assumptions will often lead us astray. When it comes to an early stage SAAS startup, they can be the difference between success and failure. 

In this episode of In Demand, Asia Orangio of DemandMaven shares the six worst assumptions that you can make as a SAAS founder and how to reframe them for success.

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TLDR; The Worst Assumptions You Can Makes as a SAAS Founder

1. [1:29] “If you build it they will pay”

  1. You can create a group of beta users who get free access 
  2. You can focus on finding your first ten paying customers 

2. [16:00] “If it worked for them, it’s gonna work for me”

3. [24:00] “The first 100 customers is fast”

4. [31:21]  “You can change a market's behavior"

  1. It is truly easier to use your product compared to a competitive alternative 
  2. It is solving a problem better than the competitive alternative

5. 40:52 - “The market moves as fast as you"

6. [45:36] “Others doing better than you or have it more figured out"

Music Credit: 
Something Elated by Broke For Free

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