Are start-ups companies really all that different to others?

The start-up world is full of wild, sometimes far-fetched fantasies. But, vocabulary aside, is there really any difference between an innovative start-up and an innovative small or medium-sized enterprise? What happens if we take a step back...

Are start-ups companies really all that different to others?
The start-up world is full of wild, sometimes far-fetched fantasies. But, vocabulary aside, is there really any difference between an innovative start-up and an innovative small or medium-sized enterprise? What happens if we take a step back and look past all the specialized jargon, hyperbole and astronomical IPOs? With all due respect to millennials, there isn't really a difference.