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[Infographic] Flexible Tech Businesses: From Startup To Household Names

The pivot – at least as far as a startup is concerned – is defined by Eric Ries, author of “The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses” as a structured course correction designed to test a new fundamental hypothesis about (a startup’s} product, strategy, and engine of growth. Properly pivoted, a startup move away from a path of doom towards one which it may have some degree of success.

The following shows three examples of flexible businesses – Apple, PayPal and Amstrad – that’s pivoted and have become so successful they are now household names:

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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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