Does Your Startup Have What It Takes To Scale-Up?

Prove that your startup is ready to scale & WIN the expert guidance and support from Growth Institute & Verne Harnish (author of "Scaling Up") to help you scale up BIG in 2020

Take part in the #ScaleUpMyStartup Competition and win guidance worth over $7,475

 

For years it’s been our mission to help startups and mid-market companies scale up fast, sustainably, and without drama. We’ve already helped thousands of startups – like Atlassian (when they were still a startup), Splash Damage, Proof, and Remote Year – achieve massive business success with our community of top scaling up experts.

We want to help you reach the next level of business growth faster and drama-free too. That’s why we decided to organize a global competition for startups that are ready to scale up in 2020. The winners will get a FREE seat in a brand new cohort of our groundbreaking online program: Scaling Up Master Business Course. 

This cohort is specially designed for startups and the program is led by our #1 scaling up expert and the author of the bestseller Scaling Up:  Verne Harnish. Verne’s Scaling Up Methodology has already helped over 70,000 businesses around the world discover the best frameworks and techniques to scale up with success. Watch his invitation for the #ScaleUpMyStartup Competition to find out why and how you should join!

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How To Win Your Blueprint To Scaling Up

Step 1: Sign up below to receive the full details of our competition

We’ll share some tips on how to create an astounding pitch.

Step 2: Time to create your video and record your pitch

This is a unique chance to show the #1 scaling up expert, Verne Harnish (and the rest of the world!), the extraordinary growth potential of your startup! Tell and show us why your startup should join the Scaling Up for Startups Master Business Course and how you will leave the competition far behind – both in this competition AND your industry!

Step 3: Post your video on your social media accounts with the hashtag #ScaleUpMyStartup

before October 26, 11 PM PDT

Step 4: Now it’s time to share your video with us

After you post your video, please send us the link. Of course, we will check your post on social media too but we don’t want to miss anyone's video so we can be sure to select the best one!

Step 5: Get ready to see your results!

And be ready to become "Startup with the Biggest Scale Up Potential of 2020"

#ScaleUpMyStartup Competition prizes

First Place
worth $7,475

  • A ticket to the ScaleUp Summit 2020 – happening next May in Dallas, Texas – where you will meet the best ideas and other leaders of top scale-up firms. 
    Plus: you’ll get a VIP ticket to have lunch with some of the main speakers! 

  • The title "Startup with the Biggest Scale Up Potential of 2020”, awarded by Verne Harnish.

  • A seat in the "Scaling Up for Startups Master Business Course" – the 3-month online program with Verne Harnish that teaches you how to turn your scale up dreams into reality (worth $2,790). 
    You’ll learn all the tricks of the trade and transform your startup into a scaleup even faster and a lot more focused than you already were!

  • Access to the Scaling Up Club – the exclusive online community of thought leaders and executives that are scaling their businesses – for your entire team (!) while you’re attending the Scaling Up Master Business Business Course. To ensure you’re crushing it together!




Second Place
worth $6,780

  • A seat in the "Scaling Up for Startups Master Business Course."

  • Access to the Scaling Up Club for your entire team while you’re attending the Scaling Up Master Business Business Course. 

  • An exclusive, private consultation with Daniel Marcos, the co-founder and CEO of Growth Institute. Daniel founded multiple management coaching companies, is a certified Scaling Up coach, and mentored hundreds of startups and mid-market businesses through the maze on their way to massive success.

Third Place 
worth $2,790

  • A seat in the "Scaling Up for Startups Master Business Course" – the 3-month online program with Verne Harnish that teaches you how to turn your scale up dreams into reality (worth $2,790). 
    You’ll learn all the tricks of the trade and transform your startup into a scaleup even faster and a lot more focused than you already were!


+A Bonus for ALL Participants of the #ScaleUpMyStartup Competition:

Since we’re pretty sure there will be more than 3 startups with huge growth potential entering the #ScaleUpMyStartup Competition, we'll give all the participants a special gift from Growth Institute

Startups already implementing the Scaling Up Methodology


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Winners will be selected by:

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Verne Harnish

Verne Harnish is the founder of the world-renowned Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), Founder and CEO of Gazelles, and co-founder of Growth Institute.

He has spent the past three decades helping companies scale up – and with success. With Verne’s guidance and his proven Scaling Up methodology (implemented by over 70,000 companies already!), many former startups – like Atlassian, Splash Damage, and Remote Year – skyrocketed their growth and became actual scale-ups. 

Verne’s also the author of the bestselling books “Mastering the Rockefeller Habits”, “The Greatest Business Decisions Ever Made”, and “Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It...and Why the Rest Don't (Rockefeller Habits 2.0).”

 

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Daniel Marcos

Daniel is the co-founder and CEO of Growth Institute — the leading online executive education company for C level executives at fast-growing firms — as well as the co-founder of management coaching company Inflection (Gazelles Mexico). 

With all of his businesses, Daniel is focused on helping executives and entrepreneurs successfully grow their companies. He is a certified Scaling Up coach, helped hundreds of companies successfully implement the Scaling Up methodology, and mentors startups in Endeavor, a merit-based platform open to all entrepreneurs who dream big and create high-growth companies.

 

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Alex Faust

A native of Philadelphia PA, Alex now lives in Austin, TX heading up the Growth Team for education startup, Growth Instituet. Over the past 5 years, Alex has been building up the marketing and sales functions for the organization. Now responsible for all revenue-generating initiatives, Alex has a great grasp on how to seamlessly blend the goals and priorities of both marketing and sales creating a smooth and seamless customer journey.

Alex is fanatical about learning and growth and for anyone who asks he always recommends the book Power of Moments by Chip and Dan Heath. When he can finally find some downtime away from his overly energetic team, Alex hides behind his alter-ego, Chef Big Al of Big Al's Kitchen. Don't hesitate to send him a message for a recipe or Austin restaurant recommendation.


The winners –  a.k.a. the startups with the biggest potential to scale up in 2020 - will be announced on October 29 during our live online training on Scaling Up with Verne and Daniel

Sign up to enter Verne Harnish’s #ScaleUpMyStartup Competition and be crowned champion as the
Startup with the Biggest Scale Up Potential of 2020