How to Choose a Startup Idea

At Stilt, we recognize the obstacles faced by immigrants in the U.S. and honor their great and many achievements. In this interview series, we talk with some of the most distinguished immigrant founders and get their thoughts on everything from starting a company to being successful as am immigrant in the U.S. Check out their full interviews or use the quick links below to hear their thoughts on a particular topic.

Why I decided to pivot my startup idea and start a new company

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How our frustrating experience led to an idea to start a company

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Challenges with starting a company in Madrid and raising funding in 2005

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Why I decided to start another company after being an investor for 5 years

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What I learned from my first startup and picking a new idea

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How we picked our first idea and started a company

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How I picked an idea and started a company at CMU on F-1 visa

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How we tested an idea before starting a company

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How we used my experience to pick an idea and got initial customers

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Why I started a gifting company and raised money as an immigrant

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How I got the idea for my company

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How we tested product market fit and pivoted the company

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