Develop External Credibility

Why is this Important? You need to validate not just your idea, but your company, business plan, and technology / offering.

Key Actions Things to Consider Tool Kit
Validate value proposition by using data from technical feasibility studies to query high value influencers, experts, and customers Have you talked to at least 30-50 people? Value Proposition Template
Interview key stakeholders and influencers to expand on process used in feasibility validation/study Go back to some of the original people you interviewed and assess how they react to the new data
Identify luminaries and Key Opinion Leaders that can be used to further enhance the credibility of the company Your original influencers can steer you to these new contributors

Seek permission to use their names as contacts during due diligence

These people should be considered as potential board members or advisors to strengthen your management team

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