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The scaling stage is just one of the stages of a company’s life cycle. At this point, it’s all about growth. You have some early, committed customers and you’re ready to grow those numbers significantly, likely growing many times faster than the overall economy.

Suggested Readings

Founders School || Scaling Your Company || The Big Picture || Impact Guide (PDF).

Growth vs. Scaling.” Fundable. Blog post. January 17, 2014.

What Happened When The Meatball Shop Expanded Too Fast.” Inc.com. Video. 2015.

Jeff Bussgang. “Scaling the Chasm.” Seeing Both Sides. Blog post. January 13, 2015.

Startups - “What We Know About Startups” with Steve Blank.

Questions for You

At what stage is my company?

Have we found true product-market fit?

Am I ready to, mentally and physically, to scale?

Questions for Your Team

Have we found product-market fit?

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