5 Reasons America Was the Ultimate Startup
A List for Independence Day
BY JAMES KOTECKI
Filed Under: NEWS: Startups
On its 236th birthday, here's a reminder of why America was truly the ultimate startup:
1. Started by folks who really, really wanted to work for themselves
2. Scrapped its original business plan, the Articles of Confederation, because it didn't have a revenue model.
3. Fought off some killer competition. Literally.
4. Unlike most startups, it's still around today.
5. Began as an idea among a few friends over a few beers.
Did we miss anything? Tell us in the comments below.
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