Upscale is a network of 30 amazing UK tech companies scaling fast, scaling together!
Our launch event – with Rio Ferdinand and Ben Saunders:
The Upscale Alumni
Upscale is for Series A (or equivalent) companies facing the following challenges
- Retaining star players
- Setting equity compensation
- Quality recruiting at scale
- Scaling company culture
- Maintaining team morale
- Managing the board
- Shaping the future vision
- Taking your business global
- Raising further funds
Introducing Upscale. A bespoke programme for you
IN COMPANY WITH OUR WORLD CLASS SCALE COACHES
Learn from a curated group of the most influential tech entrepreneurs from the UK and beyond
THE KNOWLEDGE AND POWER TO SCALE YOUR BUSINESS
Access the most powerful advice on how to address the growth barriers you’re facing
TOGETHER WITH A NETWORK OF THE FINEST UK TECH FOUNDERS
Share your scaling journey with 30 founders from the UK’s most exciting companies
Meet Our Scale Coaches
Niklas ZennströmFounder of Skype
Brad FeldCo-Founder of Techstars
Sarah WoodCo-Founder and Co-CEO of Unruly
Doug MonroCo-Founder of Adzuna
Alex ChestermanFounder and CEO of Zoopla
Saul KleinCo-Founder and CEO of Lovefilm
Jerry ColonnaCo-Founder and CEO
Tracy DoreeCo-Founder and CEO of LLustre
Alexandra DepledgeFounder and CEO of Hassle.com
Greg MarshCo-Founder and CEO of One Fine Stay
Anthony FletcherCEO of Graze
A tailored programme to power your scaling journey
Life is too short to make mistakes in isolation. Learn how to power your company to scale from our world class Scale Coaches, individuals who have built some of the most successful digital companies of our time.
Based on feedback from experienced tech entrepreneurs, we’ve curated bespoke workshops & mentoring sessions to address the most challenging growth barriers facing your company.
Upscale: scale fast, scale together.
HIGH GROWTH COMPANIES
SESSIONS AND SOCIALS
Your involvement, if selected:
You or your Co-Founders must commit to attending five out of the six Upscale sessions in order to get the most out of the programme.
Upon graduation we request that you return as a Scale Coach to share your learnings with the next group of Upscale companies.
AND IT’S ALL FREE OF CHARGE
Our Scale Coaches and the Upscale programme partners are sharing their time and expertise free of charge to help you grow.
What’s on the agenda?
WORKSHOPS & MENTORING
- How to scale yourself
- How to hire fast while hiring right
- How to find and get the most out of your board
- How to set and align your team to a vision
- How to internationalise more effectively
- How to think about future fundraising
SCALE COACHES FROM:
Upscale sessions will be lead by our amazing Scale Coaches.
DINNERS & DRINKS
Get to know this fantastic group of people through our series of intimate workshops and social events held at the offices of global tech companies like Twitter and Amazon.
LAUNCH & GRADUATION
Our Upscale events will bring you together with high profile tech, government and business leaders.
Upscale company requirements
You are a UK headquartered company
You are able to demonstrate a high level of month on month growth on your key business metrics
You have just completed Series A or equivalent funding OR you have £500K revenues (if bootstrapped)