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You already know success. Get visible and get ready to scale.

Many business owners have difficulty moving beyond $150,000-$750,000 in sales. For four months, ScaleUP! Kansas City will immerse 12 to 15 entrepreneurs in courses and collisions that will connect them with a high caliber network of peers, resources and mentors and change the trajectory of their businesses.

Applications for Cohort 5 are now open! You can apply here to be considered for acceptance into ScaleUP! KC and drive your business to even greater heights.

Who can be accepted:
You can be part of this elite cohort of growth-oriented businesses if you:

  • Lead a company that has been in business for at least 2 years
  • Generate annual sales between $150K and $750K
  • Have a strong market than can generate more than $1 million in sales
  • Strive to drive your business to greater heights

What you get:
The cornerstones of ScaleUP! Kansas City are FastTrac® Listening to Your Business™ and FastTrac® Growth Venture™, proven energizers for businesses positioned to scale.

Courses are supplemented with Kauffman Founders School, peer-to-peer round tables and “collision” sessions that unite you with subject matter experts.

The most meaningful part of ScaleUP! is the lifelong connections you’ll make with your peer cohort—other entrepreneurs who face the similar challenges as you.

Welcome Cohort 4!

Read about the inaugural ScaleUP! Kansas City group.
Read about the second cohort of ScaleUP! KC companies.
Read about the third cohort of ScaleUP! KC business owners. 
Read about the current group of ScaleUP! KC participants. 

The ScaleUP America award to UMKC will enable several Kansas City area small businesses to plan and navigate the trajectories for their growth.

—Patricia Brown-Dixon, Region VII Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration.