Scale Up Milwaukee, an initiative of the Greater Milwaukee Committee supported by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., announced the participants of its third Scalerator program.
The Scalerator is a six-month, seven-session training program designed to teach business owners the practical skills to inject new growth into their ventures.
Classes begin Monday and run through March 2016. Taught by Babson College professors, the classes focus on three primary areas: sales and marketing, organizational development and entrepreneurial finance.
The companies, which are from seven southeastern Wisconsin counties, are: AccuTrans Inc. in Milwaukee; AMC of Wisconsin Inc. in Fond du Lac; American Exchanger Services Inc. in Hartford; Armstrong General Contracting LLC in Milwaukee; C2 in Milwaukee; Comcentia in Mequon; Corporate Valuation Advisors Inc. in Hartland; Doering Fleet Management in Brookfield; Gross Automation LLC in Brookfield; Hurt Electric Inc. in Menomonee Falls; Mandel Company in Glendale; Marek Landscaping LLC in Milwaukee; Nikki’s Cookies Inc. in St. Francis; RSP Inc. in Milwaukee; Seven Marine LLC in Germantown; Superior Equipment & Supply Co. in Brookfield; Telkonet in Waukesha; and ZMac Transportation Solutions LLC in Racine.
With 18 companies, this class is 20 percent larger than last year’s class of 15. The economic impact of the Scalerator has also increased, with the third class representing $100 million of economic activity.
To date, 27 companies have completed the Scalerator, generating new economic activity exceeding $10 million and more than 40 new jobs before the year’s end.