Think about that for a second. You have a person, Elon Musk, who has the abilities of two of the best entrepreneurs of the last fifty years. It’s just not realistic that you’re going to be able to match that.
In Part One of this two-part series, The Physics of Scaling for Growth, we used the metaphor of a Formula One car to introduce the forces that can inhibit a ScaleUp's ability to scale for growth: drag, inertia, friction, and waste.
Technology is a tool and it can be the key to unlocking financial value. Both big and small companies prosper only when they combine technology with new and innovative ways of doing business. Some interesting business tech trends are emerging right now, so let’s take a look at some of them.
Theranos developed technology that they claimed could run up to 200 tests with only a few drops of blood. This supposed innovation brought Holmes’ company a bevy of hype and funding before false claims led to its collapse.