Accepting Applications Now

Burton D. Morgan Foundation is accepting applications from Northeast Ohio businesses for the 2025 cohort of Scalerator NEO, running January - June. The cost to attend and all program expenses are covered by Burton D. Morgan Foundation and the Fasenmyer Fund, reflecting our commitment to entrepreneurial education and growing second stage businesses in Northeast Ohio.

Scalerator NEO is a cohort-based educational program for entrepreneurs and their teams who want to deliver immediate growth to their businesses. This six-month transformational program targets companies with sales between $3 million and $15 million whose owners are motivated to scale their businesses quickly and sustainably.

Companies in all sectors, from manufacturing to technology to consumer goods, are encouraged to apply. A diverse cohort provides the most fertile ground for a successful Scalerator experience. With a focus on the 3 Cs of growth (Customers, Capacity, and Cash), Scalerator boasts impressive results, with 75% of participating companies increasing their growth by 25% or more within 12 months of program completion.  

Since 2017, 84 Northeast Ohio companies have successfully completed Scalerator, with more in the pipeline. Scalerator® was developed by Dan Isenberg, CEO of Entrepreneurship Policy Advisors and former Harvard Business School professor and is led by a team of industry experts  The Scalerator program is available in only six locations world-wide, including Milwaukee, Manizales, Atlantic Canada, Rio de Janeiro and Trinidad and Tobago. 

Interested business leaders should contact Brittany Bush at