Scale Up Academy

Ready to scale up your concept? Explore the challenging workshops of the year-round Scale Up Academy.


Scale Up Academy

Ready to scale up your concept? Explore the challenging workshops of the year-round Scale Up Academy.

How to scale up?

Building a company brings challenges to the surface. And that’s where the Scale Up Academy comes in. Within this year-round program, you will be offered knowledge exchange and network opportunities to break through these risks and challenges. All to scale up your company.

The various days of the Scale Up Academy will offer you insights into starting and scaling up your business and connect you with other innovators and knowledge partners of Accenture. Are you an innovator and are you interested in what these workshops can bring you? You are more than welcome!

The Scale Up Academy at Qlik

The Scale Up Journey


The Scale Up Program is designed, based on the Scale Up Cycle, which represents a cycle of the challenges that innovators face when starting a business. Each phase of building and sustaining a startup represents a specific workshop:

  • Kickstart your business
  • Pitch your concept
  • Drive your innovative concept
  • Scale up your business
  • Sustain your business

You can register for the Scale Up Academy by entering the registration page of a specific workshop.

Calendar overview

Sustain your business

  • Subject: Peer Due Dilligence Workshop
  • Date: 2 May 2017
  • Register here
  • Location: Impact Hub, Amsterdam


Design thinking workshop

  • Subject: Design Thinking
  • Date: 22 June 2017
  • Registration not yet opened
  • Location: Accenture, ITO Toren, Gustav Mahlerplein 90, 1082 MA Amsterdam

Drive your innovative concept

  • Subject: Optimize your business model and vision, in order to become relevant for your stakeholders.
  • Date: August 2017, exact date to be announced.
  • Registration not yet opened
  • Location: to be announced.


Perfect Pitch (Only for the 10 semi-finalists of the Innovation Awards 2017)

  • Subject:  Optimize your pitch skills to convince the jury your innovative concept is a winner.
  • Date: 15 September 2017
  • Registration not yet opened
  • Location: Boom Chicago, Amsterdam


Scale up your business

  • Subject: Scale up your business
  • Date: November 2017
  • Registrations closed
  • Location: t.b.a.

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Excited to connect with the leading organizations in every industry? To pitch your innovation to the Netherlands’ key investors? To win the Blue Tulip award for best innovation in front of 2500 innovators?

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