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
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.
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.