with Invest Ottawa
Helping your tech company reach $100 million
Tip the balance in your favour
You’re leading a tech company. It’s expanding quickly but your team is facing new and tough challenges. Join IO ScaleUp; it is designed to shorten the leadership learning curve and help companies achieve rapid growth and compete globally.
How does it work?
It’s flexible – we scale with your business.
IO ScaleUp is for high-growth firms in Ottawa. You have reached $2 million in revenue or capital, and are on the path to attaining $100 million.
Through IO ScaleUp, you have access to elite advisors, a network of peers, top-calibre talent, new markets and other growth resources. You choose the right resources and services for you and your leadership team.
This free IO program has proven to be a valuable business partner for companies like Crank to help us achieve our HR goals as the company scales up.
We are fortunate to be able to engage with passionate and authentic subject matter experts on topics such as talent management, strategic HR, employee engagement and team leadership.
Rudy Richman, the leader of the sales leader peer group, provided us with valuable insights on growing and scaling a startup sales organization.
Donna Ronayne’s mentorship and genuine desire to helped us meet revenue objectives from a marketing point of view, helped us develop and run successful campaigns that generated new prospects, customers and awareness of Tehama.
We are so very proud of what we have been able to achieve with the help of the team of Advisors; including, an improved five-year plan and investment readiness, a well-articulated strategy for growth, and an effective quarterly business review process.
The access to a variety of Advisors… has made a significant impact on both my professional success and that of the company.
IO ScaleUp advisory
Shorten your leadership learning curve.
Every one of our program advisors has experience in scaling high-growth companies; they’ve been there, done that. They’re equipped to help you overcome business-expansion hurdles.
Join your own leadership sounding boards.
Network and connect through a confidential circle of trusted peers. Meet to unpack business problems and dig deep into challenges unique to your business.
Exclusive IO ScaleUp peer groups include:
- Sales and Marketing Leaders
- Finance Leaders
- Emerging and Senior HR Leaders
- Customer Success Leaders
- Learning and Adoption Leaders
- Operations Leaders
- Product Management Leaders
Talent acquisition and retention
Leverage us as the extension to your talent team.
Don’t let limited HR resources hold you back. Gain a talent advantage by accessing our expertise in talent management, sourcing and employer branding.
- Talent sourcing and shortlists
- Culture reviews
- Talent branding assessments
Access customized market research.
Gain access to market reports, investor profiles, lead lists, and more, all curated for your business.
- Business assessments and competitive research
- Access to Forrester analyst hours
- Access to data on target investors, deal activity, and financial comparables
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ScaleUp in Focus
Is ScaleUp right for you?
Every great business carves its own path to $100 million, which is why Invest Ottawa ScaleUp scales to your business. You decide the level of engagement for you and your leadership team.
Looking to learn more? Get in touch to start a conversation and find out if ScaleUp is the right fit for you. Fill the form below or email our ScaleUp Team.
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We acknowledge the support of the Government of Canada through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario. Nous reconnaissons l’appui du gouvernement du Canada à travers l’Agence fédérale de développementéconomique pour le Sud de l’Ontario.
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