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I read the expression Startup guy very frequently, especially in public profiles like the one at https://twitter.com/alexisohanian

What does this mean?

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A guy who likes to startup companies –  mplungjan Jun 20 '13 at 12:38
Hi @mplungjan ! and thank you for clarification. Do you mean: A guy who likes to create a companies? or who likes new created companies? –  user2019510 Jun 20 '13 at 12:46
Someone who creates –  mplungjan Jun 20 '13 at 12:48
@mplungjan , thank you very much that's very kind of you :) –  user2019510 Jun 20 '13 at 12:52
To start (up) a company means to create a company, so the Startup guy is the guy who starts/creates the company. –  TrevorD Jun 20 '13 at 13:47

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Startup means a new business and when used as a verb it means to get going or set in motion. In a business setting that would refer to starting businesses. And a startup guy would be someone who starts or creates these new businesses or organizations.

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thank you @Noah for kind reply –  user2019510 Jun 21 '13 at 6:52

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