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A lot of the people who "came up on the Internet" approximately simultaneously to me running software companies, who were very quiet when their businesses were the size of mine, are now running rather large software companies, still very quietly.
I mention this because a substantial portion of my calculus 15 years ago when starting a company was "I wonder whether there is an actual career path here" and I could not see far past a Bingo Card Creator sized (i.e. tiny) outcome in a small, bootstrapped software company.
"Can you quantify 'large'?"

Sure. $10 to $50 million a year, looks like quote a real company endquote with (typically) an office, a small team, etc.

(Naturally there are many above and below that range, but there are some big transitions in character at approx $1M and $10M.)
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