5 Reasons America Was the Ultimate Startup - 1

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5 Reasons America Was the Ultimate Startup - 1
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.










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3. Fought off some killer competition. Literally.











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4. Unlike most startups, it's still around today.

















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5. Began as an idea among a few friends over a few beers.


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