How do small companies get big? It’s a question that gets asked a lot. It’s also a hard one to answer. Great execution is always key, but if I were to share a growth hack to multiplying that execution it would be to figure out strategic partnerships with companies larger than your own. To borrow a phrase from Isaac Newton:
“If you can learn to stand on the shoulders of giants, you can get bigger, faster.”
As a small company, you often need to zero in on a narrow product (MVP) or just as importantly a matching target market so you can achieve good product-market fit and sell repeatably into a minimum viable segment.
As a result of this focus, your product or [...]
Review: Nordic start-ups are struggling to grow
Many new firms are being established in the Nordic countries every year, but too few of them ever manage to grow beyond 50 employees. This is one of the key findings of the Nordic Growth Entrepreneurship Review 2012, which was discussed at the Nordic Growth Entrepreneurship seminar in Helsinki on 13 September. PUBLISHED 18/09/2012
The Nordic project members in the panel debate discussing the preliminary findings of the Review According to the Review, there is a high level of start-up activity across the Nordics and a relatively good level of gazelles (in line with the OECD definition, firms that over 2006-2009 have [...]
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