Whether you're scaling a startup, or leading an innovation effort at a large organization seeking to partner with one, our Blitzscaling programs are design to apply the art and science of rapidly building out a company to serve a large and usually global market, with the goal of becoming the first mover at scale, to your specific situation.
In today's technology-driven global economy you may not even be aware who your competition is. To win the innovation race, you can't assume they will appear in the rear-view mirror when they could just as easily pop into view miles ahead of you up the slope.
You need to move fast, especially if you're in a winner-takes-most or all scenario. Offensively, your business may require a certain scale to be valuable. Defensively, you want to scale faster than your known competitors because the first to reach customers may own them,
Our Blitzscalability pre-assessment allows us to tailor our programs to your areas of greatest need.
Blitzscaling is what you do when you need to grow really, really quickly. It’s the science and art of rapidly building out a company to serve a large and usually global market, with the goal of becoming the first mover at scale.
Working with the Blitzscaling Lifecycle Framework, you will learn practical scaling strategies and tactics, and then identify and force-rank those with the greatest impact on your business.
You’ll emerge with a Blitzscaling Roadmap that will continue to guide and inform your unfolding scaling strategy, and the ability to more convincingly tell your scaling story.
The matchmaker program solves key business challenges by colliding you with the best existing solutions coming out of the start-up ecosystems from around the world.
The corporate benefit
This approach is great for getting started in innovation, engaging with the start-up ecosystem and driving real returns, getting buy-in across the company and driving an innovation culture.
The start-up benefit
This programme shortens the sales cycle with global corporates, uncovers new market opportunities and revenue streams, expedites the development of new products and services and gets you access to data sets, insight and expert knowledge.
Who It’s For:
The Always-on Investment Radar is for Corporates who are looking for strategically aligned later stage investment opportunities.
The Corporate benefit
For Corporates, making strategically aligned investments in growing start-ups is a great opportunity to make de-risked investments and grow asset value.
The Start-up benefit
For Start-ups, gaining a strategically aligned corporate investor who can add value and unlock new commercial opportunities can be transformational.
Who It’s For:
We provide trusted-advisor guidance to CEOs and leadership teams of individual companies throughout the stages of their scaling journey. Our Blitzscaling experts work hand-in-hand with company executives to devise a custom-tailored engagement to identify the areas of greatest potential for impact for applying Blitzscaling strategies and methods to their business and sharing them across their organizations.
Who It’s For:
Blitzscaling™ is a company building methodology & investment philosophy developed by Reid Hoffman & Chris Yeh based on their direct experience and research conducted at many of Silicon Valley’s most iconic startups that achieved massive scale.
Choose the program that feels like the best fit for you and your organization, and submit an application. When you apply, we’ll add you to our mailing list about future GSA news and programs. Applying takes 5 minutes. We review every application and will get back to you shortly.
Once your application has been received, we will send you an invitation by email to complete the Blitzscalability Pre-Assessment. The assessment takes 5 minutes and will help us to better understand your current level of scaling and future scalability potential.
This complimentary (no cost) 30-minute consultation with a GSA Partner will allow us to review your application and pre-assessment results and discuss our mutual fit for the program you've applied for.
Choose the program that feels like the best fit for you and your organization, and submit an application. When you apply, we’ll add you to our mailing list about future GSA news and programs.
“Chris was one of my company’s earliest advisors, and he began sharing the lessons of Blitzscaling from the beginning. As a result, we were able to go from a squad of friends with no startup experience to a Y Combinator backed business in about a year.”
“As one our earliest advisors, Chris began conditioning us to apply the protocols of Blitzscaling from the start. My advice to other founders? Start learning how to apply Blizscaling to your business as soon as possible.”
Founder ApplyKit and EIR HVF Labs
“We were lucky to have Chris as one of our earliest advisors, and he began sharing the tools and mindset of Blitzscaling with us right from the start. Applying this framework with our talented team and partners helped us grow over 3x year over year.”
Founder and Board Member, Trackr