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Here's How To Build A Kick-arse Startup

For every successful startup, there are countless other companies that have failed miserably.

What could they have done better?

Internet entrepreneurs – Kevin Ryan, of DoubleClick and Gilt Groupe, Thomas Gensemer, of Blue State Digital, Marc Andreessen, founder of Netscape, and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg – offer their three keys to successful innovation.

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Kevin Ryan
Founder of Gilt Groupe and former CEO of DoubleClick
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Thomas Gensemer
Managing partner at Blue State Digital
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Marc Andreessen
Founder of Netscape
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Mark Zuckerberg
Founder and CEO of Facebook
Disclosure: Marc Andreessen is an investor in The Business Insider.  Kevin Ryan is also a co-founder of SAI.

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