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ScaleUp 2021


Dates

Mar 26 - Jun 11

Time

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Price

$495

Location

NC United States

Cohort 10 will begin March 23 and will include 6 Core Concept Sessions, small group breakout sessions, a Kick-Off Event, and a culminating Demo Day Event

With now over 125 alumni companies, ScaleUp is supporting a diverse and distinguished group of entrepreneurs that will drive innovation and economic development across the WNC region for years.

Growth-oriented small businesses are eligible to apply. Each cohort will be selected through a highly competitive, merit-based application process.

Founders, owners, or executive managers of growth-oriented small businesses are eligible to apply.

This growth stage of companies—after startup but before maturity—tends to be underserved in Western North Carolina (and nationally). ScaleUp WNC offers a unique opportunity to help expand growth-oriented businesses and strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem across this region.


ScaleUp Facilitators

Mountain BizWorks event presenter, Jeffrey Scott

Jeffrey Scott

Jeffrey Scott is a social entrepreneur, conservationist and avid outdoorsman. He supports early stage startup companies as a fractional CFO and growth coach and has coached over on...

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Jeffrey Scott is a social entrepreneur, conservationist and avid outdoorsman. He supports early stage startup companies as a fractional CFO and growth coach and has coached over one hundred founders on strategy, scale, finance and personal leadership. Jeffrey currently owns, operates and serves on the board of a number of socially driven companies.

Mountain BizWorks event presenter, Annie Milroy Price

Annie Milroy Price

Jeffrey Scott is a social entrepreneur, conservationist and avid outdoorsman. He supports early stage startup companies as a fractional CFO and growth coach and has coached over on...

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Annie Milroy Price, founder of Birds Eye Business Planning and Adventure, is an entrepreneurial learning facilitator, writer, consultant, and coach. Annie’s passion lies in creating customized opportunities for mission-driven ventures to gain new perspective, grow their business and leadership, and generate lasting impact. She has worked simultaneously within non-profit organizations and small businesses for the past 22 years, with particular focus in the areas of local and international arts and craft, health and wellness, and food systems & farming. Annie has been in the Mountain BizWorks family since 2007 and has worked directly with well over 1000 aspiring and existing business owners over the years. 

Additional Course Details

Course Pricing

The participant fee will be $495 for for the primary participant and $165 for secondary participants

Class Schedule

Cohort 10 will run for 12 weeks (March 26 – June 11), with 6 Core Concept sessions held every other week beginning March 26. Shorter, small group breakout sessions will be held during the weeks in-between.

Subject to Public Health Guidelines and State and Local Regulations, the following events may be held in-person: the first session (3/26), the Kickoff Event (4/8), the final session (6/11) and the Demo Day event (TBD Fall 2021), plus up two additional sessions depending on the cohort’s preference, for a total of 6 in-person events. Whenever sessions or events are held in-person, we will provide a virtual option to accommodate those who wish to participate remotely.

Schedule

Friday

Mar 26

Core Concepts #1

9:30am-12:30pm

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In Person (TBD)

Thursday

Apr 8

Kickoff Event

6pm-7:30pm

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In Person (TBD)

Friday

Apr 9

Core Concepts #2

9:30am-12:30pm

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Virtual

Friday

Apr 23

Core Concepts #3

9:30am-12:30pm

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In Person (Optional)

Friday

May 7

Core Concepts #4

10am-12:30pm

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Virtual

Friday

May 21

Core Concepts #5

9:30am-12:30pm

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In Person (Optional)

Friday

June 4

Core Concepts #6

10am-12:30pm

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Virtual

Friday

June 11

Class Completion

9:30am-12:30pm

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In Person (TBD)

Details

Date
March 26
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Event categories:
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Organizer

Mountain BizWorks
Phone
828-253-2834 ext 10

Venue

Hybrid
NC United States