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8 Lessons startups can learn from Twitter’s chaotic creation story

Rebecca Greenfield / November 5, 2013 / www.fastcompany.com

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8 Lessons startups can learn from Twitter’s chaotic creation story

Rebecca Greenfield at Fast Company recently sat down with Nick Bilton, the author of Hatching Twitter, to talk about Twitter’s founding. In light of the company’s coming IPO, which is predicted to raise about $1.6 billion, you might wonder what stories like this have to say for tech startups struggling to beat the odds. After all, three out of four tech startups don’t make it. But Bilton does have some rather interesting insights for startups based on Twitter’s experience, including the need to embrace the chaos and not be a “selfish jerk who takes credit for everything.”

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