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Never Give Up: The 13 Startup Survival Rules [Infographic]

The old maxim is old: startups fail. However, startup failures are not because that most startups are destined to fail, rather because they make expensive mistakes. So, as a founder your job is to watch out and work hard to avoid mistakes that might kill your baby.

How can you avoid mistakes and survive? Take help from experts! Following infographic designed based on a short but effective essay by Paul Graham, the man behind extraordinary success of Ycombinator, explains what it takes to survive as a startup and it can be used as startup survival guide.

Mohammad Ruhul Kader is a Dhaka-based entrepreneur and writer. He founded Future Startup, a digital publication covering the startup and technology scene in Dhaka with an ambition to transform Bangladesh through entrepreneurship and innovation. He writes about internet business, strategy, technology, and society. He is the author of Rethinking Failure. His writings have been published in almost all major national dailies in Bangladesh including DT, FE, etc. Prior to FS, he worked for a local conglomerate where he helped start a social enterprise. Ruhul is a 2022 winner of Emergent Ventures, a fellowship and grant program from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He can be reached at ruhul@futurestartup.com

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