American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The act or process of setting into operation or motion.
- n. A business or an undertaking that has recently begun operation: grew from a tiny start-up to a multimillion-dollar corporation.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who comes suddenly into notice; an upstart.
- n. A half-boot or buskin, described in the sixteenth century as laced above the ankle.
- n. alternative spelling of startup.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete One who comes suddenly into notice; an upstart.
- n. obsolete A kind of high rustic shoe.
- adj. rare Upstart.
- v. get going or set in motion
- v. get off the ground
- n. the act of starting a new operation or practice
- n. the act of setting in operation
“The San Francisco start-up, which is unprofitable, is on track to bring in more than $100 million in revenue this year, he said.”
“Wrigley Jr. Co., are in discussions with the start-up, which is on games with 5.7 million players now, including the popular "Charmed.”
“Color is at the confluence of the mobile, social and local phenomena," said Sequoia partner Doug Leone , of the 30-person start-up, which is seven months old.”
“At least 100 supporters of a so-called "start-up exemption" to allow equity crowd-funding by sites such as ProFounder are planning to rally on the sidewalks near SEC headquarters in Washington on Thursday.”
“In the early days of the tech revolution, FedEx was what would today be called a start-up.”
“Coverage in TechCrunch can make or break a start-up, and what about those companies that are not F.O.M.'s Friends of Mike?”
“Selected Ashoka fellows could receive anywhere from $35,000 to $125,000 in start-up financing, depending on geographic location and the project.”
“Kim and the other GiveYourGap.org staff are putting in their personal savings to fund their organization's start-up costs.”
“Each team accepted into the competition is given $100,000 in grants as start-up funding.”
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