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Infographic of the Day: The Bumpy Rise of a Start-Up

This is gonna be great! Oh no we might go out of business! But wait!

Infographic of the Day: The Bumpy Rise of a Start-Up

I think it’s safe to say that no one has managed to summarize the dramas, frustrations, and triumphs of running a startup quite as effectively as this flowchart, by HackFwd, a European VC firm:

Obviously, the overall message of the flowchart isn’t terribly complex–have a good idea, work hard, be passionate–but as with any startup, the fun is in all the unforeseen bumps along the way.

[Via Flowing Data]

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Cliff is director of product innovation at Fast Company, founding editor of Co.Design, and former design editor at both Fast Company and Wired.

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