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Celebration of Growth

The first week in May was an eventful one for Scale Up Milwaukee! We celebrated growth and Scalerator 3 participants at the Celebration of Growth finale, learned about the Bucks’ plans and challenges from Peter Feigin and heard from Palermo Villa’s Giacomo Fallucca. At the Celebration of Growth, nearly 100 attendees heard success and growth […]

Entrepreneurial Leadership: Developing Peak Performance

Scale Up Milwaukee and Innovation in Milwaukee (MiKE) invite you to join us for a night with Dr. Elaine Eisenman, Dean of Executive Education at Babson College, presenting Entrepreneurial Leadership: Developing Peak Performance. Coaching is an effective tool for motivating teams to achieve great outcomes. Elaine will discuss how to use coaching and feedback to navigate […]

Bootstrapping for growth!

Scale Up Milwaukee and StartUp Milwaukee present an important conversation on financing/bootstrapping for growth.  Join us for a candid conversation about financing the expansion of  your business. Effective cash flow management is vital for a business to survive and grow. Learn how to avoid common pitfalls and how to use cash to fuel your venture from Kevin […]

Success Stories: Two Regions that are turning entrepreneurship into economic growth

Overview REGISTER NOW Regional economic development remains an elusive objective for most public and private leaders around the world. What is becoming apparent to many is that the accepted strategies – attracting investment, providing financial incentives, encouraging startups, subsidizing small businesses – have all yielded disappointing, if any, results. A recent report, for example, showed […]

Scalerator Alum- Vistelar Group receives significant media coverage

Scalerator alum, Vistelar Group have been quite busy lately. Vistelar, a “total conflict prevention and management solutions provider,” is an industry expert on conflict resolution and training. With clients including law enforcement agencies, health care staff, and public transit workers around the country, the Milwaukee-based company has become an authority in training people who operate in […]

Scalerator Application is open!

Scale Up Milwaukee, an initiative of the Greater Milwaukee Committee supported by WEDC, announced it will open applications for the Scalerator program, which kicks off in October 2015. The Scalerator program has been wildly successful in helping companies in the M7 region to grow. So far, 27 local companies have graduated from the Scalerator program, […]

#Growth is catching on

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Mayor’s Growth Tour Continues

Mayor’s Growth Tour continued with a visit to Fyxation, a Milwaukee-based seller and manufacturer of bicycles, parts, and leather accessories. Nationally renowned for unique styling and engineering, Fyxation recently expanded into their first retail shop in the Riverwest neighborhood. The mayor was excited to see the innovation they are bringing to their industry and the […]

Cream City Ribbon

Scale Up Milwaukee visits Cream City Ribbon A model of sustainability and modern technology has helped Cream City Ribbon thrive in an economic climate that is not always friendly to old-style manufacturing. Scale Up Milwaukee project lead Elmer Moore went to visit this growing business to learn what breathes life back into a company hit […]

Let’s Scale Up Milwaukee

As published on BizTimes.com December 4, 2014 Let’s Scale Up Milwaukee by Mary Blasberg Scale Up Milwaukee continues to inspire new projects in the U.S. and beyond. Earlier this year, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced its launch of Scale Up America, an effort to support community efforts fostering entrepreneurial activity and business growth. In September, […]

Scale Up Milwaukee Newsletter Feb 12

    SUMKE WEB EVENT Ask the Expert: Michelle D’Attilio from Sosh Former Scalerator participant and CEO of Sosh Michelle D’Attilio will be hosting a Google Hangout to provide expert tips on social media and relationship management. Send your questions to Mary Blasberg, SUMKE Communications Director, or send us a tweet with your question. Stay […]