Creativity is essential to any startup – including finding the perfect company name. Ideally, it would be short, memorable, descriptive, and easy to pronounce; but recent startups have created an interesting trend when it comes to startup company names.
Tech Crunch researched more than 1,000 startups that were founded in the past two years and have raised $200,000 or more. The tech publication found that startups are increasingly turning to a creative misspelling, references to hot technologies like AI, or simply making up words.
Read Tech Crunch’s rundown on some of the recent naming trends, and more in this edition of Founders Flash.
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