Scale up supports high-growth entrepreneurs to identify business needs and goals, pursue scaling to the next level, and gain direct mentorship from people who have been there before.

How We Do It

Striving to create a more equitable and prosperous future for everyone

  • 7-month program
  • Mentor-matching and ongoing mentorship throughout the program
  • EY Business Clinic and 7 Drivers of Growth workshop to identify goals and needs
  • Final EY workshop to analyze milestones and identify next-level goals
  • Three Scale Up slots reserved for female and minority entrepreneurs
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Business Clinics

EY Ripples

Skills development modules and coaching for impact entrepreneurs.

Business Clinic

A four to five-hour clinic helping impact entrepreneurs identify sustainable growth opportunities.

7 Drivers of Growth Workshop

Utilize the EY Growth NavigatorTM tool to assess your company, gain valuable insights from leading practices and identify strategic priorities for growth in a unique and interactive format

Closing Workshop

A workshop to review and celebrate milestones achieved throughout Scale Up, and identify next-level goals to scale your company


Each participating entrepreneur is strategically paired with an Endeavor Entrepreneur. Five monthly mentoring sessions are held throughout Scale Up to gain insight, provide accountability and pursue goals.

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Month 1
Application and selection
Month 2
Program launches with EY Business Clinic (with needs and goals assessment)
Month 3
Entrepreneurs matched with mentor
Month 4
Monthly mentoring
Month 5
Monthly mentoring
Month 6
EY Growth Navigator
Month 7
Monthly mentoring
Month 8
Closing workshop: Mock LSP panel, review and celebrate program milestones

What's New

Endeavor Scale UpEvents
October 10, 2019

Endeavor & EY Celebrate the First Cohort of Endeavor Scale Up Entrepreneurs at 2019 Scale Up Celebration

LOUISVILLE, KY (October 10, 2019) – After seven months of mentorship and growth-focused business workshops,…
September 30, 2019

Mark Franco of MXD Process Studies Joe DeLoss of Hot Chicken Takeover at Harvard Business School

Endeavor’s Executive Education programs are a key part of Endeavor’s demand-driven services designed to turbocharge…
September 27, 2019

Four entrepreneurs selected at Atlanta’s Endeavor International Selection Panel

Two Kentucky companies selected at Atlanta’s Endeavor International Selection Panel Atlanta, GA - September 26, 2019 (L-R) Jonathan Webb (of…