Why Confidentiality is Overrated

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Entrepreneurs are obsessed with confidentiality. It's a highly overrated issue.

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Why Confidentiality is Overrated

  1. Why Stealth and Confidentiality Are Overrated Overrated Sramana Mitra Founder, One Million by One Million 1Mby1M.com
  2. Entrepreneurs are Obsessed with Confidentiality
  3. Common Misconception: “If I discuss my idea, someone will steal it!”
  4. Reality: Ideas are a Dime a Dozen
  5. Ultimately, it is better that you are out there executing on your idea than sitting in stealth mode, noodling on it.
  6. You NEED Feedback
  7. Most importantly, you need feedback from potential customers
  8. Discussing your idea with knowledgable people gives you access to perspectives that may be useful in advancing your project
  9. Unless you have algorithms or core technology inventions that are worth protecting, it is really an execution game.
  10. Most Software / Internet ideas are not worth protecting.
  11. But many are worth executing on.
  12. Stop obsessing over confidentiality, and get moving!

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