Organic Growth Strategies for Start-ups

Every business should have a specific growth strategy in order to survive, progress and earn revenues. Businesses without growth strategies can be hit by unexpected adversity. A growth strategy can be organic or inorganic in nature. While usually acquisition strategies are undertaken by more mature businesses, investors typically look for organic growth numbers to review and evaluate the overall development of a new company.

Organic growth for a business is a balanced and step-by-step technique created through the utilization of its own resources, leading to a sustainable increase in sales and revenues.  It is also very important for an organization to maintain symmetry between the values created for customers and what employees add to an organization.

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An entrepreneur’s three-step guide to operational sustainability

You have leveraged an outstanding business plan to acquire a round of funding. The venture looks really promising and as an entrepreneur, your million dollar business is all set to take shape. What else do you need, as all the hard work is done and the world is your oyster.

On one aspect, a lot has been achieved by you and is gratifying, but at an operational level the entrepreneur in you needs to bring in an additional dimension of a business leader to ensure that a fantastic idea gets implemented.  Being proactive rather than reactive is essential for driving a successful venture. Continue reading “An entrepreneur’s three-step guide to operational sustainability”