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Tools, Technology and Retail Options that Make Starting Up Today a Cinch

August 30, 2012

Young entrepreneurs have it easy. Twenty or even just ten years ago, the infrastructure to support startups the way it can now simply didn't exist. Just this week, the New York Times published a front-page story about Amazon's massive cloud-computing footprint. Just think, technology startups that didn't have their own servers would need to lay out many thousands of dollars just to buy a single server -- and that's not even counting the upkeep and management of the equipment.

Let’s do a little time travel and consider what else we take for granted that our parents and grandparents didn’t have when they were starting up.

So when your parents or grandparents -- or anyone else from one or two generations back -- starts telling you how lucky you are, just agree. They’re right.

What recent innovations have you used in starting your company? Let us know in the comments section.