ScaleUp Portland ME is currently accepting applications
ScaleUp Portland ME is a federal SBA-funded investment program designed to support businesses with the greatest potential to create jobs and increase regional wealth over the next 1-3 years.
The ScaleUp program is offered free of charge to a handful of select business owners and small business executives each year. Qualifying firms are provided access to world-class private consulting, provided by business experts from around the country (paid for by the US Small Business Administration). They also get to participate in a weekly group-based multi-disciplinary skills training program designed specifically to increase business expansion success, drive long-term sustainable growth, and support measurable economic impact on a regional level and beyond.
By providing professional management training, business strategy support, and streamlined connection to a wide-variety of funding sources and regional partnerships, the ScaleUp program is helping businesses expand and creating new economic opportunities all across the region.
Scaling your operations to exceed $1M in annual revenue isn't easy. ScaleUp can help.
Grow Your Business
The ScaleUp Portland ME program is available to small to mid-sized businesses with
sustainable annual revenue between 150k and 500k. It is especially relevant to business owners seeking to exceed $1M in sustainable revenue in the next 12-24 months.
How Does it Work?
ScaleUp Portland ME provides structured discussions, one-on-one business support, and networking opportunities to aid growing businesses in their efforts to effectively scale. The program is 100% funded through the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Benefits of Participation
The SBA ScaleUp program has supported the expansion of more than 40 businesses across the Roanoke Valley. 90% have increased year-over-year sales, almost all have created new local jobs, and 25% have opened, or are in the process of opening, additional retail, manufacturing, or office locations.