- Can you build the dominant brand? Brands are defensible.
- Can your little hack today evolve into a very sophisticated, enterprise-grade product? Big Companies will pay up for the “most enterprise” player in the space.
- Is your engineering team amazing? Then they can keep ahead of other teams.
Maybe not. Many VCs for example are totally OK with “land grabs”. My view is what isn’t defensible today, is sometimes defensible tomorrow: