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A startup is a young company that is characterized by two features: It has an innovative business idea and is founded with the aim to grow rapidly.
Often startups act in a young or not yet existing market. In most cases these are companies in the technology and internet sector. Usually a company is a startup the first three years after it has been founded. In individual cases, the phase will be extended to up to five years.
Food delivery services were popular even before Covid-19 arrived, but in the pandemic business has been booming. One Zimbabwean startup service has not only created jobs but also helped a lot of people access food safely during the pandemic.