Product-Market Fit

In the perennial argument around whether the product is more important than the team, or the other way around, this article by Marc Andreesen (of Andreesen Horowitz fame) from 2007 makes a strong case for arguing that the product-market fit is the only thing that matters. This reorients the discussion towards developing and building a market – it doesn’t matter how cool or shiny the technology behind the product is, and a strong team can waste a lot of time, if they are pointed towards a market that simply doesn’t exist or does not want the product. Read the article here: