May 26, 2021

How a six-person home improvement company put itself on the fast track to $1 million in revenue

By Verne Harnish Bill Wilson—a 26-year Air Force veteran—named his home improvement company Valor Home Services because, he says, “I have always felt like the protector and […]
May 17, 2021

How an AI startup used the Scaling Up platform to increase profits

By Verne Harnish  David Rogenmoser and his co-founders at the Austin-based startup Proof are on the front lines of a trend that’s likely to transform many […]
May 6, 2021

How A Fast-Growing Cannabis Company Got Control of Runaway Costs And Put Itself On the Path To Profits

By Verne Harnish When Chris Driessen joined the cannabis consumables company O.penVAPE as director of sales in 2014, the business was experiencing rapid growth. Slang Worldwide acquired […]
April 16, 2021

How getting organized helped one company grow from $3 million in revenue to nearly $11 million

By Verne Harnish BE-CI works in a field that provides an essential service most people don’t think much about: building envelope consulting. Its team keeps buildings […]
March 15, 2021

How one solar energy company grew from $3 million in revenue to $38 million in five years using the Scaling Up platform

By Verne Harnish Running a solar energy company in a northern state like Minnesota isn’t easy but Impact Power Solutions (IPS) has pulled it off for 30 […]
March 10, 2021

His company is growing 29% a year as it closes in on its 29th anniversary. Here’s how he’s pulling it off.

By Verne Harnish At 28 years old, FMI, a full-service contract manufacturing and product formulation firm in Allentown, Pa., is scaling at a clip. FMI, founded […]
February 19, 2021

This CEO’s Secret For Scaling Up: Creating His Own Fishing Hole For Talent

By Verne Harnish For many scale-ups, it’s almost impossible to compete against tech startups for talent. Not so for CEO Sam Zietz’s interlocking companies TouchSuite, an […]
February 2, 2021

By pivoting almost overnight, this company doubled in size to 100 employees during the pandemic

By Verne Harnish  When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Tom Smith’s company Alltite suddenly had to pivot. Alltite’s team, based in Wichita, Kansas, was mainly doing on-site […]
January 28, 2021

He bought a “diamond-in-the-rough” company and 5Xed revenue using the Scaling Up platform

By Verne Harnish If you’ve ever bought a plastic pipe, fence or deck railing for your home, there’s a good chance it was created using a […]
January 25, 2021

The future of work is through workforce ecosystems