MBE Academy

NEW VIRGINIA: SCALING4GROWTH
PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Powered by Interise's StreetWise 'MBA'™ Curriculum

PRACTICAL BUSINESS EDUCATION

The Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity (DSBSD) brings you New Virginia: Scaling4Growth, powered by Interise's award-winning StreetWise 'MBA'™ curriculum. This hands-on program provides the knowledge and know-how business owners need to create (and manage) a customized, three-year strategic growth plan.

SUPPORTIVE BUSINESS NETWORK

Once connected, business owners have this revelation: “I don’t have to be alone.” As a participant, you’ll be surrounded by CEOs, like you, who will become your trusted advisors. There is also an alumni group of CEOs, living around the country, for you to connect with for advice and business opportunities.

ACCESS TO CAPITAL & CONTRACTING

Prepare for opportunities with government and anchor institutions, and learn from experts in the field of both public and private lending. Preparation for contracting success is a unique feature of the StreetWise 'MBA'™

2015 NATIONAL PROGRAM RESULTS

Based on 2015 Assessment Data, collected by Interise

  • 70% of alumni businesses increased or maintained their annual revenues, with an average annual revenue growth of 43%.
  • 100% of alumni businesses reported being profitable.
  • $655 million in government contracting secured by alumni businesses.
  • 80% of alumni CEOs stay connected to fellow participants, with 45% doing business with each other.
  • 81% of alumni businesses added or retained jobs.

BASIC ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Certified by Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity as a Small, Women- or Minority-Owned (SWaM) business
  • $250,000 - $10,000,000 in annual revenues
  • One other full-time employee besides the owner(s)
  • Been in business for at least 3 years
  • Willingness and ability to attend class for 6 months, complete mandatory assignments, and complete program survey's as requested.

  • Why business owners are taking NEW VIRGINIA: Scaling4Growth

    "I want to build long term sustainable business relationships that are profitable to my firm, employees and colleagues. The program provides support in financial management, contacts that lead to contracts, funding sources, operational planning, talent management and marketing/sales expertise.”

    Terry Rollins
    CEO, RMR Technology Group
    Clifton, VA


  • Why business owners are taking NEW VIRGINIA: Scaling4Growth

    "I want to increase sales by 10% per year over the next five years, by adding a full time Sales Manager to seek new clients, while adding additional service technicians and project managers.”

    Michael Young
    President, The Service Company of Virginia, Inc.
    Richmond, VA


  • Why business owners are taking NEW VIRGINIA: Scaling4Growth

    "I will strive to increase my organization's revenue by 100%, with 30% profitability of the total revenue.”

    Jatinder Chandok
    President, Strategy US, LLC.
    Ashburn, VA


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