Does Your Startup Have "it"?

This post from Digitalyst offers these clues as to whether your startup is on the road to success:

You have customers (or sure prospects), investor interest, distribution deals (or real indications of interest from established distribution channels), advantageous supply arrangements, product champions in your customers’ organizations, favorable press coverage, favorable opinions from consultants and analysts, talent recruitment success, including the ability to recruit of topnotch VP of Sales.