Way to Scale Academy – open for applications

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Drive transformation of your business growth strategy to deliver ambitious revenue objectives

Catalyst’s Way to Scale (W2S) supports innovation driven companies through revenue and staff growth.

The W2S Academy is designed to support ambitious, innovation driven entrepreneurs to reach £10 million of revenue through use of Catalyst’s network and training professionals from MIT, Harvard and Northern Ireland.

Who should apply?

Applicants should be innovation driven with high growth potential and already generating sales revenue, prior to 1 April 2020 (and that is below £5m annually).

Academy details

The academy consists of five 2-hour, group, morning training and workshop sessions over one week (via Zoom).

A further four 2-hour, group, morning training and workshop sessions over one week (via Zoom) that will

  • challenge and support your sales lead generation
  • help build on your sales tactics
  • resource and address scaling your business

Businesses can avail of up to three 1-2-1, 1-hour workshops that will address your specific challenges.

You can then present your refined business growth strategy for critical review to a select panel of entrepreneurs and business professionals.

The academy includes approximately 22 hours of formal interaction over a period of two months, all via Zoom virtual meetings.

The Academy trainers are Kent Summers, Jim Irving and John Knapton.

Applications close on Friday 2 October.

Further details

Apply to the Way to Scale Academy.

For queries about the Academy you should contact John Knapton at John.Knapton@wearecatalyst.org.


First published 23 September 2020