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A '''cockroach''' is a [[business]] that - from inception forward - grows gradually and progressively.<ref>{{Cite news|url=http://uk.businessinsider.com/cockroach-tech-startups-unicorns-venture-capital-2016-4/?IR=T|title=Forget unicorns — investors are looking for 'cockroach' startups now|work=Business Insider|access-date=2017-09-18|language=en}}</ref> It puts a specific emphasis on revenues as well as profits and ensures a tight [[cost]] control in order to make its growth especially robust as far as [[Finance|finances]] are concerned.<ref>{{Cite news|url=http://www.iamwire.com/2017/06/mantra-startups-succeed/153523|title=Is ‘Slow and Steady’ the New Mantra for Startups to Succeed?|date=2017-06-05|work=iamwire|access-date=2017-09-18|language=en-US}}</ref> Oftentimes these cockroaches are much more scuffproof and thus considered a less risky investment than [[Unicorn (finance)|"unicorns"]].<ref>{{Cite news|url=http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/small-biz/startups/cockroach-vs-unicorn-investors-looking-for-startups-that-can-survive-anything/articleshow/51862823.cms|title=Cockroach vs unicorn: Investors looking for startups that can survive anything|date=2016-04-17|work=The Economic Times|access-date=2017-09-18}}</ref><ref>{{Cite journal|last=Subrahmanya|first=M H Bala|date=2017|title=Comparing the Entrepreneurial Ecosystems for Technology Startups in Bangalore and Hyderabad, India|url=https://timreview.ca/article/1090|journal=Technology Innovation Management Review|volume=7|issue=7|issn=1927-0321}}</ref><ref>{{Cite news|url=http://www.investopedia.com/articles/markets-economy/091716/venture-capital-slowing-us.asp?ad=dirN&qo=investopediaSiteSearch&qsrc=0&o=40186|title=Is Venture Capital Slowing in the U.S.?|last=Ross|first=Sean|date=2016-09-17|work=Investopedia|access-date=2017-09-18|language=en-US}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/is-your-business-a-cockroach-or-a-unicorn_us_57ee03b7e4b0972364deb069|title=Is Your Business a Cockroach or a Unicorn?|last=Stausholm|first=Michael|date=2016-09-30|website=Huffington Post|language=en-US|access-date=2018-06-01}}</ref>
 
A cockroach startup is open to adapt its business model quickly as per the changes in the business environment. These startups have a higher survival rate as these startups have comparatively higher survival priority and therefore may take lesser risks to grow fast.
 
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