Startups: doing things that don’t scale vs those that do

Orange: things that don’t scale — a lateral shift in the graph (Original in green)
Blue: do things that don’t scale multiple times. (Original in green)

Things that Scale

As you zoom out however, these two lines converge in the long run. We see that things that don’t scale don’t matter in the long run.

Long run — things that don’t scale, don’t matter
  • Growing and managing a team successfully
  • Improving retention & engagement
  • Improving conversion rates
Changing things that scale — dx/dy (original in green)



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Ali Moiz

Ali Moiz


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