By Catherine Powell
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If you’re looking to start a new business, you want to make sure it has a fighting chance to thrive for years to come. Statistics show that two thirds of startups don’t survive the first three years of operation. While the reasons for business failure are many, some of the most prevalent are undercapitalization, overestimation of sales volume, and failure to adequately protect the business from the risks inherent to the marketplace. While I can’t help you raise or make money with your latest venture, one of the things I can show you are ten ways to protect it from the slings and arrows of the free market.