Tyrone and Tiffany’s Journey

Tyrone and his co-founder Tiffany approached SKY’S THE LIMIT to support them in building Circle Up Education, an educational consultancy that helps organizations implement Restorative Justice practices.

After Tyrone & Tiffany applied to and passed an interview to join skysthelimit.org, here’s how they worked full-time on their services company to get to the growth stage over three years with our community & resources:

SUPPORT FROM ADVISORS

Built business model

Met twice per month, over 3 months

Designed and built website

Met twice per month, over 2 months

Created a digital marketing campaign

Met twice per month, over 2 months

Created a pricing framework to use with clients

Met 4 times per month, over 1 month

Developed legal documents & contracts

Met 4 times per month, over 1 month

1. Plan


2. Launch


3. Grow

SUPPORT FROM A MENTOR

Identified potential customers

Met twice per month, over 3 months

Created cash flow and P&L analysis 

Met twice per month, over 1 month

Co-developed proposals to clients 

Met 4 times per month, over 1 month

Dealt with a problem employee

Met 4 times per month, over 1 month

Created growth strategy

Met twice per month, over 2 months

Circle Up Education has secured over $750,000 in contracts and now employs 5 people. Their clients include the City of Oakland and the Hayward Unified School District.

Victor’s Journey

After Victor applied to and passed an interview to join skysthelimit.org, here’s how he went from working on his business on the side to full time. He took his products company to get to the growth stage over three years with our community & resources:

SUPPORT FROM ADVISORS

Built business model

Met twice per month, over 3 months

Designed & built website

Met twice per month, over 2 months

Developed legal documents & contracts

Met 4 times per month, over 1 month

1. Plan

2. Launch

3. Grow

SUPPORT FROM A MENTOR

Identified potential customers

Met twice per month, over 3 months

Co-developed proposals to clients

Met 4 times per month, over 1 month

Created plan to recruit & onboard employees

Met twice per month, over 2 months

OUR IMPACT

35+

New Businesses

50+

Young Entrepreneurs

70+

Jobs Created

300+

Aspiring Young Entrepreneurs Trained