I quit. After about three years in a high growth tech startup I have decided to move on. In that timespan I saw the company grow from about 30 employees to almost 200. While I know this isn’t the fastest growing startup ever, it definitely qualifies as ‘high growth’ in my book.
There are some lessons learned that I would like to impart on other software leaders who are entering this type of environment. While I had worked in many startups before, I found very different challenges in high growth vs. other operating modes.