What problem you are solving?
Who is it intended for?
Would we miss it if you didn’t build it?
Would we be disappointed if you didn’t build it?
If it was hard to explain why someone needed what you were doing, you had a real problem.
Many startups fail because they start from a different point of view, with the issue of how the founder makes a livelihood as their starting point.
When the founder is too concerned with costs and payments due, serving the consumer takes a back seat.
After some time has passed, successful startups find ways to align their goals with those of the customers they serve.