Now here’s a great definition of a startup

You start with three points of confusion


It's an age-old question; two actually: What's the definition of a startup? And when does a startup cease being a startup?

They're giving answers a go at Quora, with this one from Dave McClure being the best so far:

A 'startup' is a company that is confused about -

  1. What its product is.
  2. Who its customers are.
  3. How to make money.

As soon as it figures out all 3 things, it ceases to be a startup and then becomes a real business.

Except most times, that doesn't happen.

(Twitter's 10 most antisocial celebrities)

That about says it all.

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