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Selection process open: join us for our deep-dive into learning velocity

Are you an impact scale-up CEO or MT member and want to learn more about learning velocity… join us for our deep-dive starting July 1st. 

A deep-dive is a unique experience in which ScaleUpNation brings together academics, practitioners and impact scale-ups to reflect on scaling challenges. As a founder, you are searching for ways to improve your business on a daily basis. You benefit from having actionable insights applicable to your situation and organization. This is why we created Deep-Dives. 

Selection process now open: apply to join us in our learning velocity deep-dive starting July 1st

We are selecting a total of 4 ventures to join us in our learning velocity Deep-Dive. Are you:
  • A founder, CEO or MT member in an impact scale-up?
  • Interested in learning velocity?
  • Open to the perspectives of others?
Apply Now

Dive Deep with us

During a deep-dive, we bring together academics and impact scale-ups to share and reflect on relevant knowledge and experience Through dialogue, we help scale-up leadership teams to widen their perspective on what makes the business excel. As a group, we help each other to further understand the mechanisms behind scaling.

Reflexive Dialogue

A reflexive dialogue is a unique experience in which all participants build on each other’s knowledge and collectively increase their understanding of what learning velocity is and how to best apply it in the context of an impact scale-up. All reflexive dialogues follow a fixed structure.

Facilitating ScaleUpNation faculty

Please reach out to Daan Bak ( if you have any further questions.

Vacancy: Marketing Internship

About ScaleUpNation

Social challenges like climate change, urbanization, and population growth are major opportunities
for innovative enterprise. However, only those enterprises that scale will make a real difference.
Unfortunately, only 0.4% of all ventures founded do so.

We support innovative Dutch scale-ups in Health, Greentech, and Smart City/Mobility by means of
scaling programs, a peer community, research and growth financing. We select only on those
ventures that combine attractive financial returns with social and/or environmental impact.
ScaleUpLab is the research arm for ScaleUpNation. It is pivotal to our success as here we seek to
crack the code of scale-up success and translate this into tools for practitioners and investors. We
work with some of the most respected and interesting academics from the Netherlands and
around the world on topics such as complexity theory and systems dynamics, entrepreneurship, big
data and leadership.

About this Internship

From June to September (3 months), ScaleUpLab has an internship opportunity for a highly
motivated digital marketer/growth hacker who is excited about entrepreneurship, organizational
development, innovation, social impact and “what scales”. Your main project will be to increase
customer awareness, acquisition and activation for one of our products, by using different digital
marketing and growth hacking techniques.

This internship is a well-structured learning opportunity during which we will support you to work
on your professional development. You will have the chance to be part of our energetic, dynamic,
smart team and take-on responsibilities that will provide you with insight into the organization.

You will work from our office at Tripolis, Burgerweeshuispad 100, 1076 Amsterdam. This can be a 4
or 5 day a week role. We provide an intern stipend of 800 p/m based on full-time employment.

About you

  • University student or recent graduate at Bachelor or Master level, ideally in Marketing
  • Smart, a team player, and a self-starter
  • Working independently
  • 80 – 100 per cent availability for a 3-month internship from June 2019
  • Highly proficient in English

To apply, please send a cover letter and a recent CV to Afroditi Terzi (
by Friday 24th May. Interviews will be held between 29-31 May and the ideal start date is June 1st.