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Kickstarter is one start-up platform that seems to have realized the danger.

Google was once a struggling start-up with little money to spend, but that was a long, long time ago … before the music died.

Cheshire County Jail in Keene, N.H., looks more like a small college campus or a tech start-up than a house of detention.

In other words: cut out the fat, remove middle managers, focus on what makes the business run, and be more like a start-up.

Harvest Power, a young start-up based in Waltham, Massachusetts, had a different vision for food waste.

If a professor called his name suddenly, he would start up and answer, "Coming, sir—coming!"

At seven o'clock, a horrible din makes you start up in bed and tremble from head to foot.

Laughing at intervals that low gurgle which sprang from fear, as some wild bird would start up at his approach, he plodded on.

The way that she seemed to start up just when—so soon after we had lost dear granny, and in a sense our home.'

Something made me start up, a low, piteous howling of dogs somewhere far below in the valley, which was hidden from my sight.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to start-up, such as: association, charity, company, constitution, corporation, and creation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.