Four insights from Chicago Booth’s Waverly Deutsch for entrepreneurs hoping to cultivate scalable success How does an entrepreneur know when it’s time to go to market? Or how to grow a handful of customers into a viable revenue stream? Chicago Booth’s Waverly Deutsch shares some of the ideas, methodologies, and research findings … Continue Reading »
Traverse the Traction Gap
In an ideal world, the most open and least stressful relationships startup founders have would be with their board members. Unfortunately, for many founders the exact opposite is true. According to recent research we did in conjunction with Wildcat Venture Partners and the Traction Gap Institute, less than 50% of … Continue Reading »
Velocity Coaching partnered with Traction Gap Institute to interview 17 B2B Founders who successfully took their startups through the Traction Gap to attain repeatable traction (>$200M Valuation). These founders described their journeys through the stages of the Traction Gap Model, exploring each pillar: Revenue, Product, Team & Systems. We collected … Continue Reading »
Current research from the Traction Gap Institute research indicates that culture and team matter. These coaching tips will help you and your team begin to build a culture that sustains and scales your growth while attracting and retaining key talent. Download a printable version here.
The Wildcat team consists of successful entrepreneurs turned investors. Over the years, we have observed that most startups can build a product but many falter in the go-to-market phase, exposing themselves to lower valuations, significant financing risks, and suboptimal outcomes. Industry statistics show that nearly 70% of startups fail to return … Continue Reading »