Only 0.4% of startups scale...
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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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What we offer

Scale-up founders meet in Amsterdam during the ScaleUpNation Venture Runway program

The Practice delivers programs for impact scale-up founders, scale-up board members, and corporate scale-up intrapreneurs. These programs are highly tailored to the unique growth stage and are designed to build the essential competencies for driving scale with a focus on transformational leadership. Learn more about the Programs and see if you qualify.

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Members of impact scale-ups meet in Amsterdam

The Lab researches scaling drivers and develops data and tools that helps entrepreneurs to scale. The research approach is demand-driven, focused on questions that entrepreneurs in our programs wrestle with.

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Impact scale-up board members meet in Amsterdam

The Fund offers 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 the Runway and Flight programs.

The Moneylender and his Wife, by Quentin Massys, reflects what scale-ups are going through now - keeping the cash flow alive during the COVID-19 crisis
The Moneylender and his Wife (Quentin Matsys, 1514)

What financial relief measures apply to my scale-up?

We have asked Suzanne Knottnerus, tax lawyer at griph and co-founder of, her take on how you can make use of the governmental measures to keep your cash flow alive during the COVID-19 crisis.


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

European Union, Province North Holland, Kansen voor West, THNK, McKinsey, New Venture, Goldschmeding Foundation, Eneco, Erasmus Centre, Startup Amsterdam, Ministry of Economics, Gemeente Amsterdam, Chrysalix, NL Groeit