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Jun 14, 2021

On this episode of ScaleUp Radio, we hear from Daniel Walton, the founder and MD of OLPRO.


OLPRO design and make camping equipment, so it’s likely that you’ve used one of their products before.


They are a relatively young company - they formed in 2011 - but they have grown an awful lot in that time and, as you’ll hear’ they experienced one of their biggest periods of growth during the pandemic.


Daniel will also talk about how Brexit has affected the company, and the way they do business, but we also cover plenty of other subjects, including:


 - The process of dealing with the fact that when the business grows, you’re not going to know every single member of staff as well as you knew that initial core team.

 - The value of good marketing within your business, especially during something unpredictable like the pandemic

 - The process of building a business model that takes sustainability and recycling into account.

 - Don’t underrate the role that luck will play in the success of your business

 - Share as much as possible with your staff, so that they know where the business is heading


This was a great conversation and, as always, I know that there will be something in it for you, no matter where you are on your scale up journey.



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