Now’s the time to apply for ScaleUp, a program designed to accelerate companies to significant growth and expansion. Funded through a contract with the U.S. Small Business Administration, participation is completely FREE.
OMWBE certified businesses are especially encouraged to apply.
ScaleUp is designed for companies in all industries that have been in operation two or more years, with revenues between $150,000 and $500,000 per year, and that are committed to doubling or tripling their revenues in the next few years.
ScaleUp is a comprehensive business growth training program, offered in Lacey, which includes in-person classroom training, peer engagement, and one-on-one consultation to help business owners plan and achieve their goals. At the end of the training, you’ll have developed a customized growth plan for your business. This course is offered FREE of charge.
Visit the ScaleUp website for further information about the program and view this 2-minute video for a taste of the experience. The Center for Business & Innovation has offered three ScaleUp training series since launching in 2016 and the first graduates are seeing impressive results.
“Total revenues increased 30% compared to 2015 and 50% compared to 2014. Net income increased 300% compared to 2015 and 700% compared to 2014. We conservatively project another 50% increase in revenues for 2017. Thanks for just offering these opportunities.” – ScaleUp Graduate
“I loved taking this class,” said Jason Phillips, owner of Zoe Juice Bar, a business that’s experienced significant expansion. “I’ve gained lots of insightful information and tools, and the ability to connect with like-minded individuals in the region has been really valuable.”
The upcoming 14-week experience begins May 4, 2017, and runs through August 3, 2017.
Class Days: Thursday evenings
Class Times: 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Center for Business & Innovation, 4220 6th Ave. SE, Lacey WA 98503 (right off I-5)
The application deadline is April 17. Applicants will be notified by April 24 whether they’re selected for the program (capacity is 25).