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    GrantSorensen
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    Earlier this year, the Economist ran a piece on a growing challenge that many startups are facing: the tech giants. They have the capital, talent, and technology to tackle almost any idea in their space, which makes it incredibly difficult for up-and-coming startups to establish a foothold or even gain an edge.

    The Economist relates describes the line that defines this space as the “kill-zone” and they believe it is here to stay for three key reasons: the data resources available to incumbents, their edge in recruitment, and the lack of a disruptive force making way for new startups. It may still be too early to tell, but will this cut the “Renaissance” in Silicon Valley short? Check out the article to decide for yourself:

    https://www.economist.com/business/2018/06/02/american-tech-giants-are-making-life-tough-for-startups

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