Scale Up Milwaukee

An Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Project


Brilliance Business Solutions Scalerator participant, Brilliance Business Solutions creates intricate e-commerce websites that allow businesses to compete globally. Brilliance advances growing manufacturers and distributors through B2B e-Commerce solutions implemented with AspDotNeStorefront and EPiServer.  By increasing site traffic and improving conversions, Brilliance grows manufacturing and distributing businesses top line...

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The Scale Up Milwaukee team and past Scalerators invite interested entrepreneurs to have questions answered and learn more about the program during open house sessions hosted by WWBIC, Racine County Economic Development Corporation and others. More dates announced soon.    ...

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Scalerator alum, Vistelar Group have been quite busy lately. Vistelar, a “total conflict prevention and management solutions provider,” is an industry expert on conflict resolution and training. With clients including law enforcement agencies, health care staff, and public transit workers around the country, the Milwaukee-based company has become an authority in training people who operate in environments in which...

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Scale Up Milwaukee, an initiative of the Greater Milwaukee Committee supported by WEDC, announced it will open applications for the Scalerator program, which kicks off in October 2015. The Scalerator program has been wildly successful in helping companies in the M7 region to grow. So far, 27 local companies have graduated from the Scalerator program, averaging a planned 41% in revenue growth in 2015. The six-month, seven-session...

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Ajita Rajendra, CEO of A.O. Smith, hosted our most recent CEO Workshop this past Monday. This was our 4th in a series of facilitated conversations among CEOs who prize entrepreneurship and innovation as a core vehicle for global growth as well as an integral part of Milwaukee’s economic future. We have also used it as an opportunity to interface with Scalerator companies and forge some very interesting conversations and work...

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In the land of growth – Qualeimpresa Maggi-Giugno 2015 A few months ago, a stream of national and international visitors wanted to learn about Scale Up Milwaukee. One of them, Luca Donelli, is the leader of YES for Europe: The European Confederation of Young Entrepreneurs. Luca was instrumental in written this article. Even without a translation, a simple perusal of the article will give you a sense of the impression Scale Up...

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Shel Lubar spoke about growing big businesses in the Midwest for more than 50 years. In an intimate setting. Mr. Lubar described the principles that have guided him and his company in achieving sustained growth. Introduced by Park Bank CEO David Werner and moderated by Dan Isenberg, the talk attracted leaders from many business sectors. Watch the video below or go here....

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Meet the Masters event with Shel Lubar Join Scale Up Milwaukee, in partnership with WWBIC, for an unique opportunity to converse with Sheldon Lubar, founder and chair of Lubar & Co. Hear directly from Mr. Lubar on how he grew dozens of businesses by as much as ten times their original size.  Learn about his Professional Ownership™ model which fosters collaboration with talented management to employ six key principles. Mr. Lubar...

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