How to define a growth strategy, by Sylvie Dalode – Startup Setup 8

“Growth” is a broad term often overused in business. As a founder, defining what specifically you mean by growth, is essential. On the African continent, “Entrepreneurs are gap closers” according to Sylvie Dalode, Business advisor at Strategic Bridges. In this hack she explains how the kind of change needed to close that gap is part of the way founders can define what “growth” means for them.

VentureReady Hacks with Sylvia Dalode

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