A startup's definition is comprehensive and pretty vague, from single
founders with no team to some of the biggest tech companies globally.
People still think of companies such as Google (22 years old),
Facebook (16 years old), and Uber (11 years old) as startups.
What is considered a startup? This question is quite challenging to
answer because no one has managed to figure out a universally accepted
definition. One of the popular opinions claims that a startup is a
company in its early stages of development with the tendency of fast
growth. It usually features 1-3 founders who focus on capitalizing
their platform, service, or product.
But, how long is a company considered a startup? If you are testing
the market and discovering various ideas on how to sell your product,
you are still in the startup stage. On the other hand, if you have
found a way to deliver products or services that many people want and
get heavily compensated for your effort, you may no longer be in the
startup stage ...