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The Many Paths to Starting a Startup (Infographic) From accelerator programs to self-funding to outsourcing prototype development, this infographic sheds light on some of the most popular paths toward launching a business.

By Geoff Weiss

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What's the best way to pull the trigger on a breaking business idea?

Some startups are born out of accelerator programs, while others are actuated out their founders' wallets. There are also entrepreneurs who choose to outsource the development of their minimum viable product (MVP).

While there's no right way to start a startup, the below infographic -- care of Polish web development agency Naturaily -- aims to shed light on some of the most popular paths.

In addition to listing the best accelerator programs in the country (Y Combinator, Techstars), Naturaily has also culled pithy quotables from major business heavyweights. "If you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product," according to LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman, "you've launched too late."

Related: How to Make Your First Ecommerce Sale (Infographic)

For more startup tips, check out the infographic below.

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Geoff Weiss

Former Staff Writer

Geoff Weiss is a former staff writer at Entrepreneur.com.

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