Most startup entrepreneurs would view $1 million a month in revenue as a happy milestone for a company. For Ben McKean, nearing the million dollar mark meant it was finally time to recognize the fear that had been gnawing at him over the last year.
His healthy and convenient subscription food business, Hungryroot, had been growing fast since it launched in 2015. Customers were literally hungry for more as they filled the company’s Facebook page with five-star reviews and product suggestions. But McKean, the CEO and founder of the company, started to realize that its own manufacturing capabilities were holding growth back. Read rest here.