Scale Up

When you're ready to grow, look to us to eliminate barriers and provide resources you need.

If you have opportunity to grow, expand or transform your business, WBCs are the place you can find the resources you need, from advice and connections, to access to small business loan capital.

Turn to us to help you develop or execute your sustainable growth plan.

Growth Phase

"My business is established and we have opportunity to grow or expand."

Next Phase

"I am preparing my business to enter a new phase of operations or growth."


Support for Every Step

Growth Phase

When you're ready to grow, we're here to eliminate hurdles and be your go-to resource.


  • Access to capital

  • Professional Advisory Network mentoring

  • One-on-one counseling

  • Assistance with business plan updates

  • Professional networking

  • Commercial kitchen for food-based businesses

  • Digital Connect

  • Empower

Next Phase

Whatever​ is next in the lifecycle of your business –  including expansion, business model change, partnerships or handing off to a new manager – we are here to connect you with resources and funding.



Explore WBC Membership Benefits

 For ongoing access to personalized services and resources, explore WBC membership:

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The WBC services are provided without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, and disability. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. To make a request or obtain more information, please contact the Columbus WBC at 614-732-0981 & the Cleveland WBC at 216-992-5655.

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