Which is better, a low cost business or a high risk start up?

Between the two options, what would be a better business option?

The old world (and by this I mean even like 10 years ago) is GONE .

I don’t like the rationale underneath the question.

  • Why can’t you do both?
  • Why does a low cost business have to be a high risk startup?

I could launch into a litany of things you perhaps already know so I won’t insult your intelligence.

I’m pretty sure you didn’t know this though:

Example 1 & 2 (all these companies were built initially with an outsourced team):

And I’m sure you’re familiar with the book the $100 dollar startup or Paul Graham’s advice: 'Do things that don’t scale.

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