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What makes my business idea a winner?

Most startups don’t have the perfect package. Maybe your organic energy drinks are rockin’ but your entrepreneurial know-how’s a little lacking. Or perhaps you have shrewd business acumen but your all-natural ice cream recipe needs some tweaking. What makes new businesses successful—despite being imperfect—depends on a few key factors. Todd Woloson, founder and former CEO of Izze Beverage Co. describes a winning formula.