Becoming a fast-growth tech business in today's ultra-competitive online and technology markets requires a careful balance of business planning, understanding of the tech market, leadership, entrepreneurial thinking and scalable business models. The technology has to be right, yes - but there is much more to it than that, if you want to grow quickly and realise a lucrative exit.
In this video on how to build a fast-growth tech business, tech entrepreneur and nurturer of fast-growth tech companies Julie Meyer explains the stages of growth for fast-growth companies, the kind of exit strategies that are feasible, and what kind of technology most appeals to the markets right now.
Julie Meyer is the founder and CEO Ariadne Capital, an investment and advice company centred around the concept of 'entrepreneurs backing entrepreneurs' that handles fast-growth tech businesses. It counts 57 top entrepreneurs as its investors. Ariadne counts Espotting (sold to MIVA), Skype (sold to Ebay), Monitise, SpinVox and Zopa. As World Economic Forum Global Leader for Tomorrow, an Ernest an as clients. Julie has been named Young Entrepreneur of the Year, is a Dragon on the online Dragons' Den and is a regular speaker on entrepreneurship, leadership and technology.
Watch our full interview with Julie Meyer.
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