Scaling up without losing your soul
Speaker: William Rosenzweig – Haas School of Business / University of California Berkeley
How do social entrepreneurs deepen and protect mission as they scale up. Discussion of design principles to retain integrity of values and business performance in the face of rapid growth and competing demands and expectations.
Who – Leaders of rapid growth ventures that have an intention of rooting and retaining the competitive attributes of their culture, value proposition and product offering as they scale up.
Learning – We will cover selection and construction of investor syndicates, board composition, team evolution – recruiting, testing and on-boarding.
1. Participants will come to understand predictable risks associated with scaling up.
2. Workshop will feature excercises that help participants identify key assets that may be vulnerable and develop strategies to protect and amplify these business attributes while scaling up.