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March 1, 2019

Much has been written to help high growth companies think about whether they are suitable for venture capital or not. I like simple models that are easily consumable and was thinking about how companies that are considering raising growth capital could assess the decision to grow organically, sell or raise growth capital to grow more rapidly.

When thinking about growth capital I think of 2 buckets:

  1. venture-backed businesses that are growing rapidly and are now of a scale where they are at Series B stage -> with proven business models etc.

  2. businesses that are growing at more modest rates typically in a smaller niche, having raised modest or no funding

My focus here is on the latter. While venture investors have become more transparent about their investment parameters – growth investors ha...

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