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How CEOs Start Their Business [infographic]

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CEOs took part in this year's annual survey of companies on the Inc. 500. 

  • 45% said their biggest pitfall in the first 12 months was having too little startup funding.
  • 46% percent dipped into their own bank accounts to get business off the ground.
  • 47% launched their businesses with a partner.
  • 12% had issues with said partner.
  • 57% called home their office because they couldn't afford a real one. 
  • 52% worked more than 80 hours a week.

And here is an infographic with a more complete breakdown:

Topics: Start a Business Entrepreneurship