We help the UK’s leading scaleups grow into the tech giants of tomorrow

APPLICATIONS CLOSED

What is Upscale?
 

Upscale is a 6-month programme of workshops, mentoring sessions and peer-to-peer learning that unlocks the key to you scaling successfully
 

So, how does it work?

 

  • Open for applications: 4 October
  • Close for applications: 3 November
  • Successful companies announced: January 2018
  • Workshops run from February to July 2018
  • Alumni network of 60+ companies and 100+ founders
  • Regular socials and meet-ups

 

APPLICATIONS CLOSED

30

SCALE COACHES

35

SESSIONS AND SOCIALS

What do our alumni have to say?

Upscale: scaling fast, scaling together

DEVELOP AS FOUNDERS AND LEADERS

Founders benefit from training, facilitation, exec coaching, and peer-to-peer support including our powerful ‘founder forum’ groups. We also run workshops for your leadership teams, whether Head of Product, CTOs or star marketeers.

LEARN HOW TO SCALE YOUR BUSINESS

Learn how to tackle the scaling challenges that keep you awake at night; hiring, talent, company culture, growth, leadership, operations and more

BUILD YOUR NETWORK

Build a powerful network of fellow founders and scaleups facing the same challenges as you.

Background

Upscale company requirements

FUNDING

You have just completed Series A or equivalent funding OR you have £500K revenues (if bootstrapped)

TRACTION

You are able to demonstrate a high level of month on month growth on your key business metrics

LOCATION

You are a UK headquartered company

Launch of Upscale 2017:

Upscale 2017 closing party:

Meet Our Scale Coaches

Saul Klein
Co-Founder

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Verne Harnish
Author of Scaling Up

Niklas Zennström (Previous)
Founder of Skype

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Jess Butcher
Co-Founder & Director

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Simon Calver
Chairman

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Lesley Eccles
Co-Founder

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Brad Feld (Previous)
Co-Founder of Techstars

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Siraj Khaliq
Investment Partner

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Thor Mitchell
CPO

Divinia Knowles
COO & Director

Benjamin Grol
Investment Partner

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Toby Moore
Co-Founder & CTO

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Brent Hoberman
?Executive Chairman

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Suranga Chandratillake
General Partner

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Tracy Doree
Founding Partner of Kindred Capital

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Greg Marsh
Co-Founder and CEO of One Fine Stay

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Asi Sharabi
Founder CEO

Wendy Tan White
?General Partner

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David Buttress
Partner

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Ricardo Zacconi
Chief Executive Officer

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Shane Corstorphine
?General manager, Americas

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Patrick Campbell
Co-Founder & CEO

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Amir Kfir
?Advisory Board Member

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Jerry Colonna (Previous)
Chief Executive Officer

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Anthony Fletcher
CEO of Graze

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Joel Gasgione
Co-Founder & CEO

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Matt Buckland
Head of Talent

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Steven Rose
Sales Coach

Luke Lang
Co-founder & CMO

Alex Gayer
CFO

Devin Hunt
Co-founder

Malcolm Locke
CFO

David Norris (Previous)
Partner at Forward Partners

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