ScaleUp Rogers Park
January 2018

The Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) and the Rogers Park Business Alliance are proud to present ScaleUp Rogers Park funded by Blackstone Inclusive Entrepreneurship Challenge. ScaleUp  is an intensive 8-week program that gives established businesses the tools to grow.

Get Ready to ScaleUp Your Business
The ScaleUp program is the next step for your business. Each week’s session dives into different sides of your business, giving you the opportunity to review, learn and push yourself to the next level.

Session Highlights

  • Marketing: Your Brand, Mission, and the 30 Second Pitch
  • Management: Building your Team
  • Operations: Processes and Customer Service
  • Subcontracting: Your Capability Statement

Program Benefits

  • Financial advising and loan assistance
  • Government procurement and contracting assistance
  • One-on-one mentoring
  • Alumni support
  • Networking opportunities

Program Dates

January 23- March 13, 2018
9:00am to 12:00pm (Tuesdays)

January 23, 2018 : Your Baseline Plan

January 30, 2018 : Your Industry Overview, and Analysis, 30 Second Pitch & Your Target Market

February 6, 2018 : Marketing Foundation Planning & Sales

February 13, 2018 :  Online Marketing

February 20, 2018 :  Operations

February 27, 2018 : Fiscal Responsibility

March 6, 2018 : Subcontracting

March 13, 2018 : Shark Tank Panel with the Small Business Administration

Program Location


Rogers Park Business Alliance

1448 W. Morse Ave, Chicago, IL 60626


Who can apply?

If you have been in business for at least two years, have at least two employees (including yourself; 1099s and part-time employees qualify) with a revenue range of $75,000-$500,000.

For more information,  contact Nisha Floyd at 312 853 3477 x. 1490 or

Special thanks to our sponsors!


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