Is Your Startup Ready to Scale? Here Are Some Questions You Should Ask Yourself

🚀 Is Your Startup Ready to Scale? Here Are Some Questions You Should Ask Yourself

Only about 1 in 200 startups become true scaleups. (Growth Institute)

So how do you know if your company is ready to scale?

First let’s define what scaling means: You’re a startup if you’re still proving your business model. If you’ve already proven your model and are scaling your revenue, you’re a scaleup. (Growth Institute)

If you’re unsure where you fall, here are some questions that can help:

🔹 Have you perfected product-market fit?

🔹 Have you been growing at 20% per year (or more) for at least the past three years?

🔹 Do you have a repeatable and scaleable sales process?

🔹 Can you keep scaling when you really hit the gas?

The graph below 👇 can give you a quick, back-of-the-envelope gut check on whether you’re ready to scale. It’s from David Skok, a serial entrepreneur turned venture capital investor at Matrix Partners.

What scares you most about scaling a business? What do you find most exciting? Please share in the comments below. 🗯️


Source: David Skok


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