7 high-growth business cautionary tales by Raconteur


Businesses that experience exponential growth often encounter exponential roadblocks as well. Charles Orton-Jones takes a look at 7 examples where a company’s over-shooting success landed problems with financing, banks, and investors.

  1. Bank axed overdrafts
  2. Too big for seed, too small for loans
  3. All funding denied to high-growth business
  4. Investor panic
  5. No bank loans pre-profit
  6. High tech but high risk
  7. Growth outstrips understanding

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