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College Startups: Strip Down to the Essentials Start small, with a basic idea and build from there.

By Joel Holland

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College Startups: Strip Down to the Essentials

Many college entrepreneurs think the only way to get an idea off the ground is to write a complex business plan, raise tons of money and swing for the fences with million-dollar revenue projections.

Well, good luck with that. In this economy, capital markets are so tight, even entrepreneurs with good track records are struggling to get funding.

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