Scaleup Week 2021

Enriching the community: how scaleups are a force for local renewal

Between May 18th – 20th 2021, BGF and the Scaleup Institute brought together scaleup leaders all across the UK to unlock potential, accelerate growth, and deliver impact.

A week-long series of free virtual debates about the crucial issues and opportunities facing growing businesses as they navigate towards a sustainable, diverse and prosperous future.

The week had active engagement from the Secretary of State for Business, Energy, Industrial Strategy and the Prime Minister’s Build Back Better Council.

Watch this amazing Scaleup Week 2021 launch Video: Thank you to the Prime Minister for name checking Extreme Low Energy Ltd and their success story with the help from the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund and Innovate UK Scaleup Programme.

Following investment and getting through a difficult period during lockdown, Extreme Low Energy Ltd has experienced an increase in activity within some strong market sectors including: Leisure & Off-Grid, Health and Wellbeing (COVID-19), Food (iGrowing) and Housing delivering several successful projects over the past 3 months.

In case you missed it catch up on our ‘Enriching the community: how scaleups are a force for local renewal’ session with The Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP, UK Prime Minister, Stephen Welton, Executive Chairman, BGF, Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng MP, Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Irene Graham OBE, CEO, ScaleUp Institute and many more.

Scaleup Week 2021 had over 6,000 attendees joining some of the brightest minds in business on sessions covering everything from how to grow your company culture to navigating the road to net-zero.

Relive the best of the week, in the Scaleup Week highlights film, and catch up on all the recordings here.