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Forum Post: Number of US Start Ups Declining

Posted 5 years ago on Aug. 21, 2014, 8:28 p.m. EST by turbocharger (1756)
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We are losing our way. Part of this is us simply giving up/lack of motivation. The other part is due to increasing regulation that makes start ups that much more difficult.

You need a pill, play it safe, its a dangerous world out there, etc etc etc.

Creative, aggressive people making things happen. Thats been one of the keys for a long time.




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[-] 2 points by trashyharry (3084) from Waterville, NY 5 years ago

Failure to invest in education + cronyism & nepotism + Elites lost in their own little world + monopolies across the boards = The Quadrangle of Doom for new people with new ideas.The situations that have to be overcome to get a business up and running within The Quad of Doom are a needless burden which will cause most people to hesitate to gamble their lives and money on a startup.Plus,The US has become a country where money is just not circulating freely,as money must do in a capitalist system.Many people suffer from basic wage theft combined with creeping inflation,while others who could afford to spend are holding onto their money because they are afraid-as well they might be!

[-] 1 points by turbocharger (1756) 5 years ago

Teh monopolies across the board thing is a great point.

[-] 1 points by Ihippy (49) 5 years ago

Innovation has died. America is happy being stupid. And don't tell me otherwise, nerd!