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What is Scale Up Milwaukee?

Growing businesses. Growing Milwaukee.

Unique forum for growth

Scale Up Milwaukee helps companies grow and accelerates the environment that makes growth a core, self-sustaining part of the fabric of Milwaukee, with all the social and economic benefits that accompany it.


Scale Up Milwaukee convenes a diverse group of stakeholders to develop actionable strategies for high-growth, high-impact entrepreneurship in the region.

Activities and programming

Activities include the Scalerator, CEO Forum for Entrepreneurial Growth, Growth Entrepreneurship Organization Roundtable, Meet the Masters series, mayoral roundtables and site visits and loan officer training

Broad base of stakeholders

Stakeholders include 10 regional universities, 15 of the largest regional public and private corporations, 100+ financial stakeholder workshop attendees and elected officials

Membership Program

Scale Up Milwaukee membership is a way for anyone to directly engage with Milwaukee’s growth-oriented programs, network and culture.

  • Membership Benefits

  • Programs and Access
  • Access to a pipeline of prospective employees and interns
  • Invitations to quarterly members-only meetings
  • Waived, discounted and/or early registrations to Scale Up Milwaukee-sponsored events
  • Access to a regional and national network of professionals from all sectors who are uniquely positioned to help you grow
  • Links to worldwide markets, projects and partnerships
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  • Membership Benefits

  • Exposure
  • Member profiles in and access to our Scale Up Milwaukee Community Directory
  • Your logo on the Scale Up Milwaukee website
  • Use of the Scale Up Milwaukee logo on your marketing materials
  • Engagement opportunities with Scale Up Milwaukee programs
  • Ability to share events and programming on our Scale Up Milwaukee Growth Calendar
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  • Membership Program

  • Tiers
  • Tier I (annual revenue of $20M+): $3,000
  • Tier II (annual revenue of $10-20M): $2,000
  • Tier III (annual revenue up to $10M): $1,000
  • Universities/Government/ Nonprofit/Philanthropy:
  • $1,000
  • Sign Up Today!

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Updates and More

18 new Scalerator Alumni

Celebration of Growth Today, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, Lt. Gov Rebecca Kleefisch, Senator Alberta Darling and a host of others will join Scale Up Milwaukee for a Celebration of Growth as 18 compani[...]

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Celebration of Growth

The first week in May was an eventful one for Scale Up Milwaukee! We celebrated growth and Scalerator 3 participants at the Celebration of Growth finale, learned about the Bucks’ plans and challenge[...]

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Danish visitor interviewed on Scale Up Milwaukee on WUWM

Danish Advisor Explores Scale Up Milwaukee’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem For the month of February, Scale Up Milwaukee hosted an emissary from Denmark. Soren Boutrup spent 26 days living and worki[...]

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