Friday 21 December
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There are different definitions as to what exactly constitutes a fast-growth start-up, but it’s fair to say that these cutting edge businesses share certain qualities.
Whether it’s a relentless focus on the customer or the savvy way they reinvest cash back into the business, these businesses have similar ways of boosting growth.
Today, we pick out the five key aspects of fast-growth enterprises – and how you can emulate them.
Elsewhere, we have news of a start-up fund’s $1.5 million capital raise, Jason Rose reveals his top summer reading strategy for entrepreneurs and a start-up founder explains why he cycled 160km to meet his first customer.
Social media mishaps: Why businesses should think twice before cracking jokes online Catriona Pollard CP Communications founder
An ‘opportunity-hunting’ generation: Here's what millennial workers need and want Karen Gately Corporate Dojo founder
Spilling the beans: Why inviting someone to 'grab a coffee' is disingenuous and unnecessary Sue Parker DARE Group founder
The 10 most unemployable job titles on LinkedIn Ian Whitworth Scene Change co-founder
How Emily McWaters manages her Sydney-based business from Kangaroo Island Emily McWaters The Hamper Emporium chief
Why 'Orwellian' performance monitoring is crucial to building an ethical company culture Michael Kodari Kodari Securities chief