Growth Stage Entrepreneur Resource Center
Congratulations, you’ve made it past the first summit. You successfully launched your startup, creating a business that attracts customers, found market share, and continues to grow. So now you’re ready to scale that next peak as a growth stage entrepreneur.
We’ve curated a list of resources to help you navigate the unique challenges that come with the terrain, from hiring and funding to leadership competencies and advisors. Plus, find some inspiring stories and lessons from entrepreneurs who forged a path beyond the growth stage.
In the Growth Stage Entrepreneur Resource Center, you’ll find:
- Sales and Marketing
- Funding/Cashflow (together or apart)
- Advisors (social capital or networks)
- Leadership skills
- Partners to help
- Lessons and inspiration from Vistage members
Funding the future: A monetary outlook for small business owners | On-demand
Vistage Chief Research Officer Joe Galvin and Founders First Capital Partners CEO Kim Folsom explore the current economic landscape for small business owners and discuss what funding sources are available for success and continued growth. This webinar is most valuable to those with $500,000-$10M in annual revenue.
9 sales KPI every sales team should be tracking [Salesforce]
Why hiring is personal for CEOs and founders [Vistage webinar on-demand]
Expert roundtable on hiring and retaining hourly workers [Vistage webinar on-demand]
The CEOs guide to competing through HR [McKinsey]
Managing cash flow in a rapidly growing business [Growthforce]
5 tips for pitching your startup business to investors [Kellogg Insight]
Why every CEO needs a peer group [Vistage]
CEOs need mentors too [HBR]
First-time CEO survival guide [Vistage]
7 roles of a new CEO [Vistage]
Use delegation to build trust [Money Inc.]
How to stay focused as a new CEO [Vistage]
Learn how these Vistage CEO members navigated some of the challenges you face today.
GLDN CEO Chrissy Lavdovsky hit $10 million in revenue in just 5 years. But this trajectory was not sustainable in her eyes. Learn how this Vistage member changed her approach to talent, processes and her own leadership to navigate to the next stage.
In this episode of Vistage’s “A Life of Climb” podcast, Hunt A Killer CEO Ryan Hogan shares how he deals with the challenges of managing explosive growth and going from a good idea to a sustainable business.
In this episode, MAGNET CEO Ethan Karp discusses his company and how it mobilized thousands of manufacturers to answer the call for PPEs in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak in 2020.
Hoodoo Adventures CEO Lyndie Hill watched her outdoor adventure business evaporate overnight during the pandemic. By thinking outside the box, her business has more than weathered the storm, it has thrived.
After 23 years as a doctor, Stephen Broomes wanted a different challenge. Combining his medical industry knowledge and love for technology, he stepped out of his comfort zone and into a new world as CEO.
When Kristian Tapaninaho could not buy the perfect pizza oven, he and wife Darina Garland designed their own. Today, these two Vistage members have revolutionized the way we cook pizzas at home while prioritizing culture, salaries, and contributing to social and environmental issues.
Learn how the Berkleys formed an award-winning business that grew to $20 million in just five years while forging a new dynamic and relationships within the family.