When it comes to growth, “hope” is not a strategy.
Every business needs to grow. Growing businesses attract and retain better talent, more customers, and better channel partners. They incur lower costs-of-sale and get better productivity per dollar of payroll and expense, thereby producing better margins.
So in a world of so many brilliant ideas and boundless creativity, why is it so hard for most companies to grow faster? The answers are surprisingly simple. Most growth efforts fail not due to lack of ideas, but because either
Growth Calculus brings the two key elements companies need to make growth less like trying to catch lightning in a bottle and more like a systematic path to success.
As investors, we’re creative and flexible in how we work with our portfolio company partners. We can use a broad array of equity, options, warrants, and debt to find the solution that works best for our investors and the CEOs. We’ll find the way to get the capital and expertise to work to grow the business with minimal disruption to how the CEO likes to run the company.