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[Infographic] 27 Striking Facts Most People Don’t Know About Startups

The startup world can be rather enigmatic and mysterious to those who aren’t familiar with its numerous and constantly evolving businesses in that entrepreneurship space. And who’s to blame them? There is at least a handful of startups being launched across the world every single day, and just as many get acquired or perish into the ignominious dead-pool that very day.

Did you know, for example, that there are some 4.8 million startups in the United States alone? That there are as many startups in Nigeria as there are in Germany? Or that Indonesia has twice the number of startups compared to Italy?

Here’s an infographic that takes a look at some of the interesting numbers surrounding the startup world:

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[Infographic credit: Coupofy.com]

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Daniel Goh is the founder and chief editor of Young | Upstarts, as well as an F&B entrepreneur. Daniel has a background in public relations, and is interested in issues in entrepreneurship, small business, marketing, public relations and the online space. He can be reached at daniel [at] youngupstarts [dot] com.

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