Ready for the next stage


Running a growing business? 

Access the resources to propel you to the top of your game…and it won’t cost you anything.

Not sure it’s the right step for you? 

Making Big Moves

Elevate, a Missouri SBDC program offered in partnership with the Edward Lowe Foundation, takes you to the next level. 

With Elevate, you will:

  • Gain knowledge from experts nationwide – including someone who will consult with you on your specific needs through the System for Integrated Growth® (SIG).
  • Expand your market (and your sales).
  • Network and collaborate through regularly scheduled virtual peer-learning roundtables, called PeerSpectives®.
  • Advance your business.

Are You Ready?

The Edward Lowe Foundation focuses on second-stage companies. In Missouri, that means your business is:

  • Privately held.
  • Employing 10-100 full-time equivalent employees.
  • Reporting annual revenue of $1-$50 million.
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Big Benefits

Leading a growing business presents great opportunities and new questions.

In Elevate, you will access expanded networks of business owners, presidents, consultants, industry leaders and CEOs to: 

  • Share insights.
  • Glean new perspectives.
  • Learn best practices.
  • Assess your needs.

Facilitators from the Edward Lowe Foundation leverage a proven set of protocols, giving participants a convenient and confidential place to delve into the most pressing issues.