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Working at a big company is not necessary or useful experience for creating a successful startup, and starting a tech startup now is possible regardless of lack of problems, savings, or blue chip tech experience.

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    Startups don't necessarily require experience at a big company, despite the common misconception.
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    Working at a big company provides access to new problems, but the experience is often not useful for creating a startup.
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    Learning in a large organization is slower and limited compared to creating your own startup where you are the entire team.
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    Big companies are skilled at keeping their employees, which is unfamiliar to most young people.
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    A signing bonus provides additional stock options and high salary to make employees feel uncomfortable leaving and is accompanied by various services.
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    Trying to gain experience by working for a big company often leads to increased spending and slower learning, ultimately hindering the creation of a successful start-up.
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    Don't fall into the trap of working at a big company without knowing your specific goals.
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    Start building your tech startup even if you don't have a problem to solve, money in savings, or a blue chip tech company on your resume, as these are not required to get into YC or be a successful founder.
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