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Why Start-Ups Succeed

Start-ups aren’t always easy, some succeed and some fail. But it’s understanding why they end in the results that they do that will help you move forward. Bill Gross, founder of Idealab and many other start-ups, tells us what makes companies succeed the most.

Gross looks at five factors that account the most for company success and failure. Those five factors are:

  1. Ideas
  2. Team
  3. Business Model
  4. Funding
  5. Timing

While all of these factors matter to building a business, the single most factor that matters the most is timing.

Find out why timing ranks number one and how the other parts play into creating a successful start-up during this TedTalk: the single biggest reason why startups succeed.