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Startups always face bankruptcy risk. COVID-19 has made things worse.

"Small companies and a lot of us are getting a lesson in, 'Risk is real,'" one business professor says.
Startups don't have the cash flow or credit lines to deal with crises like big companies do.
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People are reflected in the window of the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in New York City.
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Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian on today's entrepreneurs

Dec 4, 2018
There's "more of a wokeness to these founders," he says.
"I think that now is a better time than it's ever been if you have a hobby, if you have a passion, and you're building a following on Instagram ... to potentially turn into something that could be a real business," Alexis Ohanian says.
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The novel 'Startup' casts a critical eye on the tech world

Apr 27, 2017
BuzzFeed writer Doree Shafrir explains the mostly 'macho' startup culture.
Doree Shafrir is a senior culture writer for BuzzFeed News.
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After Brexit vote, luring London businesses to Berlin

Jul 25, 2016
Investor thinks companies will move for access to the European single market.
Businesses could be adding their buildings to this skyline following Brexit.
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