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ideation +
Due diligence

selecting promising ideas

At Launch Factory, we identify promising startup ideas internally through numerous sources and perform hundreds of hours of rigorous due diligence to identify innovative, scalable startup ideas for our future companies.

2021 Startup Ideas

Coming Soon!

Our team is hard at work completing our due diligence for this year. In a few weeks, we will be releasing the details for our future 2021 startup companies. These startup ideas will be available for candidates to pursue in our upcoming Founders Recruitment Process

Ideation Process

Sourcing Ideas

Our ideation process helps us identify market trends and uncover unmet customer needs. We source ideas through internal brainstorming sessions, university tech transfer offices, corporate spin-outs, and startup reboots.

Proven Frameworks

Our ideation process utilizes aspects of proven, user-centric methodologies like Design Thinking and Lean Startup.

These innovative frameworks help us identify and develop unique businesses that serve viable market opportunities.

We source thousands of startup ideas

and perform 200+ hours of rigorous due diligence on each concept we choose to pursue

Due Diligence

Screening Ideas

With ideas in hand, our team uses numerous criteria to further define and evaluate these opportunities and quickly eliminate failing ideas. This screening includes competitive market analysis, primary research, financial projections, and consultations with domain experts.


Final Idea Selection

Ultimately, this staged ideation and due diligence process identifies a select group of startup ideas that meet real customer pain points and generate innovative solutions that are desirable, viable, and feasible.

Building better startups 

Our Ideation and Due Diligence process allows us to provide our entrepreneur candidates with vetted ideas that are ready to be launched. Our founders can be confident they’re pursuing the right concept and focus on what matters most: building a successful startup.

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