Within 12 weeks, we help you start your company, work through ideas and MVPs, discover customers, and raise your first round of VC funding.
We invest at least $40k
upon acceptance to Scale
to help you scale.
Guidance from top-tier, “unicorn” founders will take you to the next level.
Choose between an in-person or virtual program. We offer free office space.
After Scale, confidently pitch
our network of angels and VCs from coast to coast.
The greatest driver of venture returns are founders strengthened by struggle.
You are the key.
Ideas and business plans come second. We focus on founders first.
We invest in founders between the coasts who embrace adversity and are committed to building category-defining companies from first principles.
Who We Are
Co-Founder, Managing Partner
Willy Schlacks is a serial entrepreneur and the Co-Founder & President of EquipmentShare (worth over $2B). Willy has founded 5+ companies and has raised $130M+ from top VC firms.
He was born and raised in Missouri.