Scale Up Milwaukee provides access to expert faculty, tools, and other resources to stimulate growth for businesses in the region. In 2020, we re-invented SPARC as a virtual program to enhance the experience and better cater to busy business owners.

Growth training program for Black-, Hispanic-, and woman-owned businesses with annual revenue under $1M. Our fall 2023 program is open to all businesses regardless of location! More information is in the below document and application.

SPARC applications are currently closed

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Within a three-month period of being in SPARC, my business actually from this year I had a record quarter, I doubled my revenue in the quarter that covered the entire first part of the year

– Darren Fisher, SPEARity

Boot Camps

Boot Camps are one to two day streamlined and focused intensive sessions. Providing opportunities to brush up, re-introduce, and re-invigorate concepts presented by industry experts.

Power Hours

Virtual discussion forum on various topics hosted by industry experts. This is a great opportunity to directly ask pressing questions with those in the know.

Round Tables

Peer advisory groups where members meet to talk and hold each other accountable about the current issues in their businesses related to a single page business plan they have created.

Meet the Masters

The Meet the Masters series consists of seasoned entrepreneurs speaking on the strategies and tactics that scaling companies can use to attract financing and other resources. The goals of the series are to highlight local leaders in business, associate Scale Up Milwaukee with high-profile leaders, and create local partnerships.

Networking/ Panel Events

Throughout the year, several networking opportunities and panel discussion events where eager entrepreneurs can meet up and share questions and answers with various mentors, coaches, and experts.