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This Startup Launched Without Titles or a Traditional Business Structure. Here's What It's Doing Now.

There's a right way to make a change.

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This story appears in the November 2016 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Tracy Young and her cofounders knew the construction business and computer engineering, but they didn't know squat about organizational management. So when they launched their startup, PlanGrid, which digitizes blueprints, they "decided to run PlanGrid with no titles and a flat management structure. We were just going to build this business together," says Young. That worked fine for a while, but then…

Cody Pickens
Tracy Young at PlanGrid’s San Francisco headquarters.

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