Empirical Evidence of the Scaling Challenge

Sheridan Porter Blog

New research examines what’s really happening to companies as they scale.

Conventional wisdom goes something like this: managing a $5M business is vastly different to managing a $50M business, ergo the management team must radically evolve or be replaced in order to take a company to the “next level”. But what exactly is happening to a company as it scales, and is there more at play here than conventional wisdom suggests? The computational finance research group at FEV Analytics Corp examined the data to find out.