valley of death

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The phase of a startup business beginning with the entrepreneur's fulltime commitment to it and ending when the business has achieved sustainable cash flow.

Etymology:

  • Probably derived from the Old Testament, Psalm 23: "valley of the shadow of death".
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Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'valley of death':

valley of deathDeath; or a place or period where death is impending.
valley of deathLord Alfred Tennyson, The Charge of the Light Brigade.
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