You Don't Need VC Funding to Grow Your Startup. Here's How to Turn Customers Into Investors.

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It’s not easy to grow from a beta or entry-level product into a mature enterprise solution when you lack funding, but it’s doable and all part of being an entrepreneur. Frankly, you may have no choice.

Take my company for example. We grew early on through our ability to add marketable features nimbly without outside funding. We didn’t have the excess revenue to build critical elements, but our CEO figured out some practical ways to get the job done without closing a VC round. As a result, we discovered that you don’t always need outside funds or a bank loan

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