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september, 2019

27sep12:30 pm2:30 pmEvent OverInformation Session - Scaling 4Growth - Live BroadcastSmall Business Owners , Go From Entrepreneur to CEO, Increase Revenue, and Create JobsRegion:Central Virginia and SouthEvent Type:Business Development and Outreach Services

Event Details

Cohort 6 December 2019 – June 2020


Classes held at the Ruppert Sargent Bldg.

1 Franklin Street, 1st Floor Conference Room, Hampton, Virginia 23669

The Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity is now accepting on line applications for NEW VIRGINIA: SCALING4GROWTH. This “StreetWise MBA” program is in partnership with (Boston, MA). Classes begin December 2019 and meet every other Thursday, through June 2020 in Hampton, Virginia. Although classes are every OTHER Thursday, EVERY Thursday is held for the six months. Average time spent on homework is approximately 3-5 hours per week. Opportunity open to Virginia-based businesses only and those who meet at least the minimum requirements.

NEW VIRGINIA: Scaling4Growth is Virginia’s brand of the Interise StreetWise MBA program. Companies that have participated in previous cohorts have experienced significant growth. For further data on the success from this program, visit This six-month program is designed for business owners to learn how to scale their business by assessing their business model and becoming more efficient in areas of human resource, finance, social media, procurement and bank speak. For consideration, small business owners MUST meet the minimum requirements: 

  • Must be a Virginia-based business 
  • In business at least three (3) years 
  • Revenue Between $250,000 and $10,000,000 
  • One other full time person working in the company besides the majority owner and able to run the company while the owner is away 
  • The majority owner is the participant (51% ownership or more); substitutes may NOT participate 
  • Certified as a SWaM (Small, Woman-owned, or Minority-owned) by the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity 
  • Willingness to complete all assignments on time


After opening this link, do NOT click “yes” that you want additional information. Go directly to the FULL application for consideration for an interview.

Business owners in the Central / South Region who want more information or have questions are invited to attend this Information Session on Friday, Sept. 27 in Chesterfield.



(Friday) 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm


North Courthouse Library

325 Courthouse Road / Chesterfield, VA 23236


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