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Survive the leap to hyper-growth with this advice from Steve Blank

by 5 days ago.

Steve Blank recently got a call from Patrick, an ex-student he hadn’t heard from for 8 years. He’s now the CEO of a company and wanted to talk about what he admitted was a “first world” problem. His company was at about 70 people with $40 million in annual revenue, but he had only just started to realize that further growth would take increasingly hard decisions, parting ways with early employees and pivoting smart. He wasn’t sure how to proceed. [Read the full story on First Round Review].

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Does Australia need a financial services firm dedicated to startups like NY’s Nomad Financial?

by 5 days ago.

Launched in August 2013, Nomad Financial is a New York headquartered company providing financial services to early-stage startups. What makes Nomad Financial unique is its all-encompassing approach to providing those services as well as its staff, all of whom are experienced in working in or founding startups.

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