Only 0.4% of startups scale...
Our goal is to increase that number

Are you scaling or stalling? Take the test.

ScaleUpNation is the growth platform for impact scale-ups.


Large societal challenges are equally large entrepreneurial opportunities. But to move the needle in terms of impact, enterprises must scale. ScaleUpNation supports entrepreneurs in mastering the art of scaling.

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The ScaleUpScan is a data-based diagnostic process that pinpoints where exactly you are in the scaling journey.


Can you scale?

Scaling is a measurable and deliberate process. The ScaleUpScan will help you understand in granular detail where you are on the scaling journey, based on our Scaling Success Factors framework.

What we offer

Programs for impact scale-up founders
and scale-up board members

Our programs are designed to build the essential competencies for driving scale, with a focus on transformational leadership. They are highly tailored to your unique growth stage.

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For board members

Tools and data that help entrepreneurs to scale

The Lab collects data, insights and tools on scale-up success factors and scale-up leadership.

The tools

Our latest tool – the ScaleUpScan – assesses how you perform on each scaling success factor through a combination of surveys and digital tools.

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The data

Based on our large database of ventures, we have identified what distinguishes scale-ups from stall-ups: the scaling success factors.

The Art of Scaling
Growth-financing for impact

The Fund will offer growth-financing to impact scale-ups with vision, focus and a triple bottom line model. To maximize chances for scale-up success, ventures in consideration for funding must be engaged with our scaling programs.

Startup founders meet in Amsterdam
Startup founders meet in Amsterdam


Europese Unie - Europees Fonds voor Regionale Ontwikkeling - is a ScaleUpNation partner
Provincie Noord Holland is a ScaleUpNation partner
Kansen Voor West is a ScaleUpNation partner

THNK, McKinsey, New Venture, Goldschmeding Foundation, Eneco, Erasmus Centre, Startup Amsterdam, Ministry of Economics, Gemeente Amsterdam, Chrysalix, NL Groeit