7 Lessons From Sustaining Our Startup’s Rapid Growth

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / August 8, 2013

Ministry of Supply launched in June 2012 to immediate fanfare- garnering 4,000 customers and selling 6,000 dress shirts in our first month.  At the time, one of our co-founders, Kit Hickey, described the company as, “an adolescent trapped in a baby’s body, and we had to learn how to sprint before we could learn how to walk.” Fast-forward one year, and today our company is the proud parent…

Five Steps to a Sustainable Brand

by / ⠀Startup Advice / December 5, 2012

One CEO was quoted by environmentalleader.com as saying that “in a world where our consumption patterns outpace the planet’s ability to regenerate resources by 30 percent, businesses that figure out how to deliver enhanced value by radically reducing material inputs and engaging consumers on product use will be well-positioned for success.” We hear about companies cutting costs through more efficient equipment, but these methods of efficiency are most effective in…

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