How do you answer this question form VC “if Microsoft or Amazon wants to copy your idea, how do you know you can win against them?”

I was watching a Chinese podcaster who is a JP Morgan analyst who has her own startup, she talked a lot about the ups and downs in her journey as an entrepreneur and one of the questions she got asked a lot by investors is "if Microsoft or Amazon wants to copy your idea, how do you know you can win against them?". She said she really doesn't know whether she could win against these big companies, but the good thing is if these big companies are looking at the same thing she is building, then that means at least this a product of good quality/promise, but otherwise, she didn't really add much to answering this question. I am just wondering what redditors about this in general? I mean every start up is different, and there really shouldn't be a "model answer" to this but just some food for thought

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