In other words, hypothetically, if YC had existed during the 90s, at what stage should Google Guys have applied to YC (Between 1995-1998, A) when the idea struck (mid 1995) B) When it started crawling the web (around 1996), or C) when they bought the domain (1998). Thanks!
An idea with technical depth, plus practical feasibility does provides an all-important barrier to entry, a shield against execution
Shall we focus on?
A. Research side (the actual research ideas, tough to explain in 300 words, can be discussed in brainstorming session)
B. The product it will enable. (UI based concept demo, with product/market fit that will it will enable)