startup success-

startup success-

The single biggest reason startups succeed, TED, Bill Gross, (6:40 min)

Click on the link below to watch the video. If the URL doesn’t work, open YouTube or and search for the title.

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Watch the video and provide specific, thorough and well-developed answers to the questions below:

1- List and describe the five factors that impact the success of a startup.
2-Based on his research, explain which of these factors is the most critical for success and detail the reasons.
3-Provid the companies he listed as having a good timing and why. (Links to an external site.)


In light of the new Coronavirus pandemic, many companies have started questioning their manufacturing practices in China and other remote parts of the world.

You are hired by a large U.S. manufacturer to help them determine how to address this dilemma. Select a product line (beverage, snacks, pharmaceuticals, bedding, clothing, sportswear, etc.). Write a minimum of 150 words to share your thoughts as it relates to such products manufactured in other countries for the American consumer. Address the issue for the specific product line you selected both from the businesses’ perspective and the consumer’s perspective.