Think BIG - How to Build Scalable Startups

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Presentation on thinking BIG and building scalable startups at StartupWeekend Dhaka.

Think BIG - How to Build Scalable Startups

  1. 1. Think BIGHow to Build Scalable StartupsIraj Islam, Co-founder NewsCred, Inc.StartupWeekend Dhaka, January 11 2013
  2. 2. Whatever you’re thinking,think BIGGER- tony hseih
  3. 3. StartupA company designed to grow
  4. 4. Scalable Startup A company designed to grow exponentionally
  5. 5. Zombie Startup Lifestyle BusinessYear 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
  6. 6. NewsCred Scalable Startup Zombie Startup Lifestyle BusinessYear 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
  7. 7. How?2 key ideas
  8. 8. Key idea #1Solve a BIG problem
  9. 9. Whether you are starting Google ora local resturaunt, you will need to work 10+ hours a day Build Google
  10. 10. At NewsCred, we think BIG...Reinvent news
  11. 11. At NewsCred, we think BIG...Reinvent news
  12. 12. ...Think BIGGERReinvent email
  13. 13. ...Think BIGGERReinvent search
  14. 14. …Elon Musk, thinks BIGGERColonize Mars!
  15. 15. Key idea #2Target a BIG market
  16. 16. Success?Great team vs Great product vs BIG market
  17. 17. 3.5 billionInternet users by 2017
  18. 18. 1+ billionSmartphone and tablet users by 2016
  19. 19. Global Market Build for the world
  20. 20. Let’s show the worldthat Bangladesh can Think BIG

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