The challenges of scaling and achieving market fit

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Tim Brownstone, Kymira founder and CEO, on his company’s path to finding market fit and the lessons he learned while scaling.

Watch time: 3 mins

  • Show the customer why your tech is different, better

  • Prepare for the challenges of growing a scaling team

  • Be adaptable to changes in the market, as shown in 2020

Kymira, which won the 2020 Eagle Labs Innovation Award, create smart garments and textiles to protect and enhance the lives of wearers specialising in sport and medicine. The company’s mission is to save 1,000,000 lives by 2030 through their products.

In this short video, Brownstone discusses why educating customers on how Kymira’s tech was different was vital to achieving product market fit, how the business had to adapt to the changing markets of 2020 and the challenges of growing a scaling team.



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