Way to Scale is an intensive programme supported by Belfast City Council and Invest Northern Ireland that will run from January to March 2024, and is open to 10 ambitious CEOs with the vision to scale. The 2024 Way 2 Scale programme will be made up of the following core elements.
Applications are open to highly ambitious, innovation-driven CEOs with the vision to scale to £10M+ revenue and plan to significantly grow business internationally.
The programme is subsidised by our sponsors Belfast City Council and Invest Northern Ireland (subject to funding confirmation).
An upfront contribution of £2000 is payable by attending CEOs (full details can be found below).
Applications for Way 2 Scale 2024 have now closed.
In the event a named participant can no longer take part in the scheduled programme due to illness or other unforeseen circumstances, any fees recoverable by Catalyst will be returned.
If the MIT programme cannot take place at the advertised time due to unforeseen circumstances, all efforts to reschedule will be undertaken. It is agreed that all possible steps will be undertaken to ensure the programme can be delivered.
An upfront contribution of £2000 is payable by attending CEOs.
This fee covers:
• A contribution towards the MIT course fee (full price is $12,900).
• Breakfast, lunch, and evening snacks are provided by MIT for the duration of the programme.
• Four ½ day workshops with Kent Summers (valued at $3000 per company).
• Three 1-day workshops at Catalyst for you and your team (valued at £500 per company).
Please note participants are responsible for their own travel and accommodation costs; Catalyst can provide a preferential room rate at a preferred hotel and flight recommendations
Northern Ireland is leading the way when it comes to nurturing innovation start-up companies to £1M in revenue. However, the real economic impact occurs when companies scale to £10 million and beyond. The Way to Scale programme helps to close this gap by giving a select group of CEOs the chance to participate in an intensive entrepreneur development programme that spans Northern Ireland and the USA.
In our Way to Scale programme, you will:
Adele holds the position of Scaling Programme Manager at Catalyst, where she oversees the delivery of our Inbound Investors, CEOs Connect, and Way 2 Scale programs alongside supervision for Basecamp Boston. These initiatives have a collective objective of expediting the growth trajectory of Northern Ireland’s top technology companies supporting them to achieve a market valuation of £100 million.
Before joining Catalyst, Adele gained valuable experience at Queen’s University Belfast, where she fulfilled various roles. These included managing a Horizon 2020 Doctoral Training program, Student Recruitment in Life and Health Sciences, and Development and Alumni Relations.
Adele holds a first class degree in Event Management from Ulster University and a Diploma in Digital Marketing from the Digital Marketing Institute.
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