Spark2Scale.  Be competitive and resilient

Did you know?

An increase of just one percent in the country-wide scaleup population could drive an additional 238,000 jobs and add £38 billion to the economy within three years.*

*Source: ScaleUp Institute

Who's the programme for?

Spark2Scale is a workshop and support programme for aspiring scaleup businesses across Greater Manchester.

Take your sparkup business to the next level with tailored scaleup support and peer-to-peer collaboration. We can help you:

  • Find the right talent and skills
  • Develop leadership capabilities
  • Expand your client base both nationally and internationally
  • Access the right finance
  • Build your infrastructure

The programme is open to Greater Manchester B2B businesses that have been trading for less than three years, and have already demonstrated 20% year on year growth or are able to demonstrate realistic projections to do so.

*Certain eligibility criteria apply. Priority will be given to companies who can demonstrate the greatest potential for Growth.

About the programme

Programme Outline

Cohort 1 fully booked

Held at Rise Manchester the programme consists of a full day workshop developing the right strategy to help your business move forward and succeed. You’ll then receive one-to-one support to personally achieve a comprehensive strategic plan. Finally, there are three inspirational peer-to-peer half day workshops which will be led by industry specialists in Finance, Digital Marketing & Growth Hacking.

There are additional one-to-one support and workshops available where required. The programme will culminate in a celebration of success evening.

Cohort 1 dates:

  • 4 April 2017 (full day)
  • 19 April 17 (half days – am)
  • 9 May 17 (half days – am)
  • 13 June 17 (half days – am)

Candidates must commit to all dates to be considered for the programme and be prepared to work on their research/analysis prior to the programme starting; plus work on their strategy and planning during the programme. 

Cohort 2 taking bookings

Dates & venue to be confirmed. Cohort 2 will launch in May.

Registration form

Please be aware, there are limited places available and eligibility criteria apply. This registration form is your expression of interest and not a guaranteed place – once we receive your form we will be in touch as soon as possible regarding places on the programme.

Spark2Scale Registration

Spark2Scale Programme: Cohort 2 (Cohort 2 will start in May, dates TBC)
Please fully complete the following
Current financial details
Realistic Growth aspirations
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