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The Lesson: Big markets mean big startup costs

By GREGORY ZELLER // From the Good Problem to Have Department comes ClipFix, the Commack tech startup looking to conquer the world one busted modular plug at a time. Since ordering its first 50,000-unit production run in October, the brainchild of founder and president Michael Strahl has been working to lock down its best customer base. That’s familiar turf to any early-stage enterprise; most startups struggle to identify customers and the best channels to reach…