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Startups are hot right now. Every day there seems to be another app or social media site coming out as the next big thing. But wait a minute – why are all these tech companies getting all the buzz? Can’t there be different kinds of startups?
Let’s take a step back for a second and define what a "startup" actually is:
"The early stage in the life cycle of an enterprise, where the entrepreneur moves from the idea stage to securing financing, laying down the basic structure of the business, and initiating operations or trading." – The Business Dictionary
That’s interesting. It sounds like something we all know. Let’s just change a couple of the words around and see if we’re on to something here:
"The early stage in the life cycle of an enterprise a career in music where the entrepreneur musician(s) move from the idea stage (aka “the garage”) to securing financing, laying down the basic structure of the business band, and initiating operations, independently or trading with a label."