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What is your company in 2–5 words? Why is now the time for your company to exist? What do you love about your team, and why are you the ones to solve this problem? If you weren’t building your startup, what would you be doing? Tell us about your first paying customer and revenue expectations over the next year. What’s most exciting about your traction to date? Where do you think your growth will be next year?

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Welcome to HackerNoon’s Writing Prompts! Would you like to take a stab at answering some of these questions? The link for the template is HERE.


1. What is your company in 2–5 words?


2. Why is now the time for your company to exist?


3. What do you love about your team, and why are you the ones to solve this problem?


4. If you weren’t building your startup, what would you be doing?


5. At the moment, how do you measure success? What are your metrics?


6. In a few sentences, what do you offer to whom?


7. What’s most exciting about your traction to date?


8. Where do you think your growth will be next year?


9. Tell us about your first paying customer and revenue expectations over the next year.


10. What’s your biggest threat?


This startup founder interview template is based on HackerNoon Founder & CEO David Smooke’s ten questions for startup founders.


Would you like to take a stab at answering some of these questions? The link for the template is HERE.