Editor's Note

Tuesday 18 December

By Oliver Milman
Tuesday, 18 December 2012

If fast-paced growth is among your business goals for 2013, you should probably heed the lessons of Shoes of Prey, one of Australia’s leading start-ups.

As co-founder Michael Fox explains today, the business adopted several key techniques to ensure that its growth was sustainable, to the point that “we didn’t grow as quickly as we might have otherwise.”

Make sure you read Fox’s great insight into how to scale your venture safely once the new year is underway.

We’ve also got news on how a one-year-old start-up has managed to snare $1.6 million through the ASSOB fundraising platform and mentor Jane Shelton explains how to keep work and family life separate this Christmas.

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