Managing through the Scale-Up Process
What enables a high-potential start-up to push forward with accelerated growth? In spite of decades of research on new ventures and innovation, we still lack deep understanding on the sweet spots for scaling. Research at the Lazaridis Institute is focused on this topic, developing insights across firms of different age and type.
Scaling to be Globally Competitive
The Canadian tech ecosystem has hundreds of world-class start-ups, but few global enterprises. Why? Research at the Lazaridis Institute indicates that global scaling is hampered by challenges with (e.g.) selling, marketing, and organizational design and execution. Unpacking these and other action areas, in the context of a global and digital world, characterizes our work.