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Startups Begin Small

John Collison, Stripe
With Tina Seelig, Stanford University

Despite the lofty missions espoused by today's biggest startups, and the grand visions uttered by their founders, entrepreneurs usually start out with smaller, more tactical goals in mind, says John Collison, co-founder and president the online payment system Stripe. He adds that aspiring entrepreneurs should feel better that the bigger picture only becomes clear over time.