ScaleUpNation is the growth platform for Dutch impact scale-ups.
Large social challenges are as much large entrepreneurial opportunities, but only enterprises that scale are able to move the needle in terms of impact. ScaleUpNation supports entrepreneurs to master the art of scaling, with an ambition to double the number of impact scale-ups.
Accelerate your scaling in our programs
Experience the international best-in-class faculty in our impact-driven and entrepreneurial programs. Ready for serious leadership development and action-based peer-to-peer learning? We’re now accepting applications for our Fall 2018 programs.
Are you an Effective Scale-up Board Member?
By Menno van Dijk, Laurie Kemp, Hayat Chedid, Noëlle Haitsma, and Floris Kroon Governance can make or break a scale-up. We all have our own war stories and examples of…
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Scale-ups in the programs
What we offer
The Practice delivers programs for 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.
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.
The Fund offers growth-financing to scale-up ventures 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.
ScaleUpDistrict provides professional and high-end amenetiesand services to scale-up companies that are ready to move from “the garage” to a more ambitious, international business district. Large, customizable offices for companies over 20 FTE combined with representative amenities create a professional business district.
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, LightHorse