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27sep12:30 pm2:30 pmNEW VIRGINIA: Scaling4Growth Training Program Information SessionsNow Accepting Applications !Region:Hampton Roads - Eastern ShoreEvent Type:Business Development and Outreach Services

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Now Accepting Applications!

Cohort 6 December 2019 – June 2020


Small Business Owners, would you like to go from Entrepreneur to CEO? Increase your revenue and create jobs?

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.

Ruppert Sargent Bldg.
1 Franklin Street, 1st Floor Conference Room
Hampton, Virginia 23669

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. 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.

Individuals wanting more information or who have questions are invited to attend the Information Session Live Broadcast on Friday, September 27 at one of the locations below… please email the contact for your location to RSVP.

Ruppert Sargent Bldg.
1 Franklin Street (Conference Room – 1st Floor)
Hampton, VA

North Courthouse Rd. Library
325 N. Courthouse Road, Richmond VA 23236

Virginia Workforce Center
10304 Spotsylvania Avenue, Suite 100, Fredericksburg, VA

7611 Little River Turnpike, Room 329W
Annandale, VA  22003

Roanoke Chamber of Commerce
210 S. Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA





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


Ruppert Sargent Bldg.

1 Franklin Street


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