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ScaleUp is an opportunity for established businesses to accelerate their growth through training, coaching and connections.

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At Your Service Event

We had a very successful At Your Service event on July 13! Thank You to Pellegrino’s and Little General for supplying food for this event and setting up beautiful displays. We would also like to thank all of the service provider business who came out after business hours to connect with our Scalers.  Every connection

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At Your Service

At Your Service is a special ScaleUp Thurston event where businesses who are identified as providing a vital service to a growing business. Date: July 13, 2017 Time: 6:00pm Location: Center for Business & Innovation The ScaleUp program at the Center for Business & Innovation invites business in helpful service categories to participate in this

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ScaleUp America ScaleUp America is a comprehensive training program, which includes in person classroom training and one-on-one consultation to help small business owners plan and achieve their business growth goals. If you are serious about growing your business and are committed to taking it to the next level, we want to help you get there!   The

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ScaleUp Cohort 4- Class is full and underway

Thee 4th Cohort of ScaleUp, a program of the Center for Business & Innovation that is designed to accelerate companies to significant growth and expansion. The 14-week experience began May 4, 2017 and runs through August 3, 2017. The CB&I launched the first ScaleUp in January 2016, and companies who have participated in the program

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Third Cohort Kickoff a Success!

The third ScaleUp Cohort kickoff was a resounding success! Nineteen new participants gathered on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at the Center for Business & Innovation, along with a slew of supporters including past participants, resource providers, and community partners to help celebrate the newest Scalers. Past Scalers shared stories of success and growth as a

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Third ScaleUp Cohort Selected

The Thurston EDC and the Center for Business & Innovation (CB&I) are proud to announce the selection of 19 local companies for the third cohort of ScaleUp: Stuart Drebick, Adroit Contractors; adroitcontractors.com Liz Trotter, American Maid; myamericanmaid.com Jason Cornell, Apex Landscape Solutions; apexlandscapesolutions.com Ginger Stein, Black Lake Organic; blacklakeorganic.com Chris Smith, CK Construction and Excavating LLC;

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Apply Now for ScaleUp Cohort 3

Now’s the time to APPLY for the Third Cohort of ScaleUp Thurston, a program of the Center for Business & Innovation that is designed to accelerate companies to significant growth and expansion. The 14-week experience begins January 5, 2017 and runs through April 6, 2017. The application deadline is December 5, 2016 for this round. For the 20-25

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Second Cohort Graduation

Congratulations to the second cohort of ScaleUp Thurston! On Thursday July 28, 2016, the class graduation took place in conjunction with the Center for Business & Innovation’s (CB&I) Business & Innovation Celebration. The first annual Business & Innovation Celebration provided a platform for businesses of all types and sizes to learn, grow, and innovate. With

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Second ScaleUp Kicks Off

The second ScaleUp Cohort kicked off in style on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at the Center for Business & Innovation, with more than forty people attending to celebrate the 19 companies participating in the intensive business training experience. Learn the names and view individual photos of the new Scalers by clicking here. The new Scalers

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Second ScaleUp Cohort Selected

The Thurston EDC and the Center for Business & Innovation (CB&I) are proud to announce the selection of 19 local companies for the second cohort of ScaleUp: Douglas Bolar, Accountable Custodial & Maintenance www.accountablecm.com Sarah Amell, Aqua Terra Cultural Resource Consultants, www.AquaTerraCRC.com Jeannine Kempees, Belleza Ropa, www.bellezaropa.com Melly Rodriguez, Countryside Real Estate Sandra Hall, Dillinger’s

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First Cohort Graduation

On Thursday, April 7, 2016, the first Cohort of ScaleUp Thurston graduated!  Each company gave a 5 minute PowerPoint presentation with elements of their Growth Plans and lessons learned from the experience.  Some common themes emerged.  Many companies were launching into new marketing efforts such as new vehicle wraps, expanded use of social media, and

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Apply Now for Second ScaleUp Thurston Cohort

Now’s the time to APPLY for the second Cohort of ScaleUp Thurston, a program of the Center for Business & Innovation that is designed to accelerate companies to significant growth and expansion. The 14-week experience begins May 5, 2016 and runs through July 28, 2016. The application deadline is April 4, 2016 for this round.

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ScaleUp Thurston Takes Businesses to Next Level

The first ScaleUp Thurston cohort has completed the discovery and self-examination phase of the 14-week process and entered the second phase … which digs deeper into practical means to improve systems and approaches to drive business growth. Meanwhile, the time has come for the next round of business owners to Apply Today to ScaleUp Thurston

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ScaleUp Thurston Kicks-off First Cohort

Click here to see the first ScaleUp Thurston Cohort. Business leaders from the 15 companies in the first cohort of ScaleUp Thurston gathered for the first time on Thursday, January 7, 2016 to meet and begin their 14-week journey together. Rachel Young of Miss Moffett’s Mystical Cupcakes was all smiles as she explained that in

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Thurston EDC Announces Inaugural ScaleUp Thurston Cohort to begin January 7

  The Thurston Economic Development Council announced today the businesses selected for the first cohort of the ScaleUp Thurston program to begin early in 2016 at the Center for Business & Innovation in Lacey.  This first cohort of ScaleUp Thurston kicks off on Thursday, January 7, 2016, with a celebratory gathering at 11 a.m. where

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Free Training to Grow Your Business!

If you’re serious about your growing your business, and are committed to taking it to the next level, we want to help you get there! ScaleUp Thurston is now offering a fourteen week growth oriented immersion program designed specifically for business owners ready to move beyond $150K – $500K in sales.  ScaleUp Thurston includes facilitated

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