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Last, re­ces­sions don’t last for­ever and although the en­tre­pre­neur­ial spirit can take a beat­ing, the growth op­por­tu­ni­ties for those who sur­vive the re­ces­sion can be im­mense. If your com­peti­tor is strug­gling, there is a good chance you can win its cus­tomers over to you and win through mar­ket con­sol­i­da­tion. And there’s am­ple re­search to sug­gest that busi­nesses founded dur­ing a re­ces­sion do bet­ter than those founded dur­ing boom times. If you can sail your ship in rough wa­ters, you can cer­tainly sail in smooth.

Got an is­sue you’re strug­gling through or a case study you’ d like to share? We’ ll tell your story and high­light your busi­ness here if its meets the grade: f inweek@ val­u­a­tionup.com.

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