get in on the ground floor

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get in on the ground floor

To become involved in something at its inception. We're currently looking for investors for our exciting new project, so if you'd like to get in on the ground floor, be sure to let us know. After her wild success with her first product, many people wanted to get in on the ground floor for her next one.
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Participate in the beginning of a venture, thereby gaining some advantage. For example, Investors were eager to get in on the ground floor of the new development. [First half of 1800s]
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get in on the ground floor

If you get in on the ground floor, you get involved in something, especially a company or a business, from the beginning so that you can gain advantages as it gets bigger. These smaller companies are getting in on the ground floor of what will be a gigantic industry. There are also opportunities developed by getting in on the ground floor with a small company, and growing with it.
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get in on the ground floor

become part of an enterprise in its early stages. informal
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