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Scale Up Milwaukee opens applications for Scalerator 4

The six-month, seven-session training program teaches business owners the practical skills to inject growth into their ventures.

By - Aug 1st, 2016 07:21 am

Scale Up Milwaukee, an initiative of the Greater Milwaukee Committee supported by WEDC, will again offer its selective growth training program, the Scalerator. In its fourth year, the program will continue focusing on three main areas of content: sales and marketing, finance and operations and management. To date, the Scalerator program has helped 45 participating companies from around southeastern Wisconsin experience significant growth with more than 150 new hires and 42% projected annual revenue growth.

The six-month, seven-session training program teaches business owners the practical skills to inject growth into their ventures. Administered by a team of professors from world leader in entrepreneurship education Babson College, the Scalerator works with investors, banks, professional services firms, universities and public sector stakeholders to support growth.

The application for Scalerator 4 opens August 1, 2016.  It is available on the Scale Up Milwaukee website at

About Scale Up Milwaukee

Scale Up Milwaukee fosters a growth-driven and growth-obsessed region in Milwaukee. Using Daniel Isenberg‘s proven model for promoting entrepreneurship, Scale Up Milwaukee convenes a diverse group of stakeholders (private sector leaders, public officials, investors, entrepreneurs, university faculty and local economic development support groups) to develop actionable strategies for high-growth, high-impact entrepreneurship in the region. Scale Up Milwaukee helps to foster an entrepreneurship ecosystem that leads to significant growth events.

Focusing on six key domains – policy, finance, culture, supports, human capital and markets – Scale Up Milwaukee’s activities include the Scalerator, an intense six-month training program for ambitious business owners focused on growing their businesses; the Mayor’s Growth Tour, which takes Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett to visit and celebrate scaling businesses; and the CEO Forum, where CEOs and senior executives of large local corporations meet to discuss ways to support and promote growth in the region.
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