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

- February 27, 2015 1 MIN READ

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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Gripsox: The story of highly scalable non-slip socks

- August 26, 2014 4 MIN READ

Although generic non-slip socks can be found everywhere today – even at your local Woolies supermarket – a decade ago, it was a unique product. It was in 2005 that physiotherapist-turned-entrepreneur Luke Goodwin embarked on a search for socks that would be suitable for adults to wear not only whilst exercising, but also as a falls prevention safety measure in hospitals, nursing homes and even around houses with tiled or timber floors.