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Startup Success By the Numbers

The statistics surrounding startup success are pretty daunting — in fact, of the 500,000+ businesses owners that launched companies in 2012, only a handful will ever achieve a fraction of the notoriety of famed CEOs like Zuckerberg, Dorsey or Karp.

When launching a startup, there are countless decisions to consider: number of founders, sources of funding, location and target market, to name a few.

This infographic takes a look at the statistics surrounding startups and examines how many of them actually manage to get off the ground.

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