ScaleUp Partners

Inclusion. Competitiveness. Innovation 

We partner with cross-sector leaders and dynamic organizations to improve
the competitive performance of underrepresented populations.

ScaleUp Partners provides experienced insight and expertise to unleash a diverse pipeline of qualified workforce and entrepreneurial talent. We assist local leaders and stakeholders in identifying value hidden talent in urban and rural blind spots that can scale to fuel job growth and economic competitiveness. ScaleUp Partners is the nation's only consultancy serving to connect economically disconnected and underrepresented populations to local innovation ecosystems and existing Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) planning. Inclusive Competitiveness™ is our innovative, disruptive approach to help communities discover a more productive economic model for the betterment of all.

From where will underserved Americans’ new jobs, wealth and enterprises come if underserved Americans don’t create them? It’s time for us to catalyze an Inclusive Competitiveness Movement.
— Johnathan Holifield, Co-founder, ScaleUp Partners & architect of Inclusive Competitiveness™

Igniting #inclusiveCompetitiveness

In 2013 ScaleUp America, a platform of ScaleUp Partners, made a commitment to the Clinton Global Initiative to catalyze job growth and improve local economies through the lens of innovation, inclusion and impact. We continue to carry out that pledge in disaffected communities around the country. Learn how to infuse innovation and inclusion in your community.

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Bolster your region's economic competitiveness
through Inclusive Competitiveness™.

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#inclusiveAmerica - Are you ready? 

ScaleUp Partners are the national leaders in connecting everyone to the innovation economy.

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