Amplify Your Ambition

Startup Scaleup is the leading event to help startup founders, small business owners and side hustlers amplify their entrepreneurial ambitions and grow their companies.

Join us Tuesday, August 15th in Cleveland’s Gordon Square Arts District!

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Choose Your Own Adventure

Whether you’re thinking of starting your own venture, currently building a startup or working to reinvent an existing business, Startup Scaleup has something to offer you. We’ve designed an agenda jam-packed with collaborative workshops, interactive panel discussions and valuable networking events, all geared toward helping you access the resources you need to achieve your entrepreneurial goals.

At Startup Scaleup, You Will …


Get the inside scoop from Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, investors and executives as they share lessons from the Bay Area.


Hear stories and insights from entrepreneurs who have launched and grown successful companies right here in Northeast Ohio.


Meet and network with hundreds of other ambitious entrepreneurs and small business owners
just like you!


Interact with the many Northeast Ohio organizations committed to helping you take your company
to the next level.

Featured Speakers

New for 2017–guest speakers from Silicon Valley! Get the inside scoop from entrepreneurs, investors and executives who will share the lessons they’ve learned from the Bay Area. Then hear stories from local entrepreneurs who have successfully launched and grown their companies right here in Northeast Ohio.

Alex Bard

Redpoint Ventures

From The Bay Area

Rob Krolik

Rob Krolik

Former CFO, Yelp

From The Bay Area

Chris Powell

Chris Powell

Chief Executive Officer, Talmetrix

Kate Volzer

Co-Founder & CEO, Wisr

AJ Hyland

A.J. Hyland

Retired President & CEO, Hyland Software

Renita Jefferson

Renita Jefferson

American Greetings

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