Scale Up Vaud follows the OECD definition of a scale-up for the label eligibility.
To receive the annual Scale Up Vaud label, a company has to:
- Have a job growth or revenue growth of at least 20% in three consecutives year
- Have at least 10 employees on permanent contracts (Vaud or Swiss) at the beginning of the period (N-3)
- Be registered in the canton of Vaud for at least 3 years
- Operate in a high-tech or innovative field