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How to Turn Your Idea Into a Business The co-founder of a healthy cereal company talks about getting started in the food space.

By James McKinney

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Gabi Lewis is the co-founder of Magic Spoon, a direct-to-consumer company that sells high-protein, low-sugar, keto-friendly and gluten-free cereal. In this clip from an episode of "The Startup Story" podcast, Lewis talks about starting a business, particularly what products and services to pursue and how to move your ideas forward. His tips:

  1. Pick an idea that's not too sexy — look for something that has a huge market but that others have overlooked
  2. Prototype your product to give to people to try
  3. Focus on your product's strength and benefits, as you'll have to make trade-offs

Related: Take Your Product Idea From Concept to Reality

James McKinney

Creator & Host, The Startup Story

James McKinney is the Founder & Host of The Startup Story, a multi-channel brand platform that brings the lessons of highly successful founders directly to the everyday founder. Whether it is through The Startup Story podcast or via the Startup Story LIVE event series, entrepreneurs everywhere can receive tactical and practical guidance from founders who are a few steps ahead.

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