What is a Startup?

18 12 2011

I was chatting with a friend the other night at our holiday party. She said she’d been hearing more and more young people idolizing startups. It seemed everyone she was talking to was going to start their own company or join a startup. She lamented that many of them had no idea what a startup was, or what their (venture-backed) business would do. This got me thinking…if someone had sat me down a few years ago and told me I’d be working at a “startup”, would I have had any idea what that meant?

When I was working on the draft for this post, I came across a post by the same title (“What is a Startup?” by Daniel Tenner: http://swombat.com/2011/12/17/what-is-a-startup). I recommend checking it out – it’s excellent analysis on defining a “startup”. His definition is really well-thought out and inclusive:




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