Up to 10 applicants will be selected to participate in the next Scale Up! Twin Cities program, and must meet the following criteria:
51% or more of the business is women-owned.
3 or more years in business.
Business has experienced steady, incremental growth each year since launch, with annual revenues of $250K or more.
Business must be ready for exponential growth, including a 15% increase in revenue and a 70% increase in workforce in the two years following the program.
Business owner must be able to make a significant investment of time to take the business to the next level (25 sessions over 31 weeks).
Women business owners who meet the program criteria are encouraged to apply for our next Scale Up! Twin Cities cohort:
Cohort 2 - March 2, 2016-September 28, 2016 (applications are now being accepted for Cohort 2; application deadline January 29, 2016)
Applicants: Please note that a non-refundable $50 fee is required to submit your Scale Up! Twin Cities application.
Applying for the Scale Up! Twin Cities program is easy and only takes a few minutes. Just follow these steps:
Step 1: Click the button to submit your application fee. This link will take you to PayPal where you can pay the $50 application fee.
Step 2: When you click on the Apply for Scale Up! button, you will be taken to a site hosted by YouNoodle. Please create a new account with YouNoodle. You will then be taken to the Scale Up! page. Once there, click on “Create a New Entry” to begin your application. If you don’t have time to complete the application, you can save your work and come back to it at a later time.