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adjective as in establishing

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Largely eschewing venture money, Calendly, founded in 2013, has primarily bootstrapped itself to profitability.

From Fortune

The deal is a reunion of sorts for BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti, who co-founded HuffPost.

From Fortune

I don’t want listeners to be confused with the aviation company, because we’re talking about a 3D modeling and simulation enterprise that was founded almost 40 years ago and has more than 20,000 employees around the globe.

Before founding Capella Space, Payam Banazadeh worked as a project manager and flight systems engineer at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

That year, he and a group of fellow state-media defectors founded Mediafax, believed to be the world’s first faxed daily paper.

From Ozy

Should old acquaintance be forgot, just remember a few of the resolutions the Founding Fathers (would have) made this year.

He texted one of the other founding Santas, “Fuck you, Santa Rob.”

Soon, for the first time since its 1914 founding, the magazine stopped publishing unsigned editorials.

From its founding in 1914, The New Republic has been the flagship and forum of American liberalism.

John Prendergast is the founding director of the Enough Project (

Whether we take this phrase as describing the object or result of founding that college, it is a case of Concurrence.

A conference was held in Jamestown to consider the founding of a college in the Virginia Colony.

His unusual powers were first recognised when he succeeded in founding the Moscow Conservatoire.

There you see them doing the work of men—carrying on war, ruling conquered regions, founding cities.

He it was who conceived the brilliant idea of founding a journal which should be the special organ of all.


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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to founding, such as: authorizing, colonizing, endowing, instituting, originating, and planting.

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