SCALE YOUR BUSINESS
“Shailendra has been instrumental in doing a course correction on our growth path when we wanted to scale. He not only analyzed our weak areas but suggested and helped in the execution of the improvement plan.”
President- Business Development, Defense Engineering
A ‘startup’ is a company that is confused about
1. What its product is.
2. Who its customers are.
3. How to make money.
– Dave McClure, 500Startups co-founder
Sustaining a successful business is a hell of a lot of work, and staying hungry is half the battle.
- Wendy Tan White, MoonFruit co-founder, and CEO
Anything that is measured and watched, improves.
– Bob Parsons, GoDaddy founder
As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big.
– Donald Trump, The Trump Organization president
Research shows that over 70% of all new businesses fail by the end of the 10th year. Out of the 30% surviving businesses, over 50% stagnate for the next 10 years. Thus, over 85% of the new businesses either close down or stagnate.
Most businesses have a constraint. As you resolve, the other is likely to come up. If the constraints are not resolved, the growth, profitability, and cash flows are adversely impacted. Identifying these constraints requires financial expertise, proactive due diligence, monitoring of key performance indicators. and business health assessment. Often, this calls for independent expert involvement.
We help entrepreneurs and business owners resolve these challenges in multiple ways.
Identify and resolve core constraints – operations, cash, or external
Identify and track key indicators for managing performance
Track and focus on generating positive operating cash flows
Provide strategic financial advice and governance oversight
Identify scale imperatives and transform operations
Periodically conduct pro-active due diligence exercise
The business owners benefit from our experience in many ways.
Transform the business for sustainable growth and profitability
Generate positive operating cash flows year-on-year
Create wealth through higher business valuation and financial planning
Plan exit through sell-off or succession planning
Secure debt and/ or equity funding at optimum cost
If you are a business owner, who is experiencing stagnation, reducing profitability, shrinking market share, or are unable to capitalize on legacy infrastructure and brand, do get in touch with us to know how we can help you.
Scaling up is every entrepreneur’s dream — and nightmare. Hypergrowth is terrifying, and it’s most often success that kills great companies.
― Verne Harnish, Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It...and Why the Rest Don't
Since the strength of the chain is determined by the weakest link, then the first step to improve an organization must be to identify the weakest link.
― Eliyahu M. Goldratt, The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement