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[Infographic] The World’s Top 10 One-Person Startups

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It’s not always true that the best way to run a startup is to find a team of similarly-minded and entrepreneurial-minded co-founders to help drive the business forward. The evidence? There are actually quite a number of startups in the world with just a single founder.

Just take online commerce giant Amazon, for example, started by just one man, the driven Jeff Bezos. Likewise, e-Bay has also a single founder in Pierre Omidyar. But there are others as well, and you may be familiar with some of these Internet startups too.

Here’s an infographic from – itself a one-person startup – that highlights the top 10 one-person startups in the world, including the above-mentioned Amazon and eBay:



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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