Where Freelancers Go to Supercharge Their Businesses

An Exclusive Training and Mentorship Program for Freelancers to Achieve their Potential

Rise Helps Freelancers Grow

If you’re a freelancer who knows inside that you have what it takes to succeed but you don’t have the right mix of tools and guidance to make it happen, this program is for you.

Rise is a ground-breaking 1-year program (kicking off in Spring 2023) that will help you streamline your business processes, grow a solid sales pipeline, increase your revenues, obtain funding, and much more.

The program is driven by a proven mixture of instructor led course work, 1-on-1 mentoring, and a supportive cohort of freelancers all learning and growing together.

Gain the Knowledge and Mentorship You Need to Thrive

As a freelancer, you’ve undoubtedly experiencedthe highs and lows that come with running your own business. No matter how hard you work, it doesn’t always translate to more clients and increased revenue. This is where Rise comes into the picture — our proven curriculum, training, mentorship, and support can helpyou take your business to the next level.

Where Freelancers Go to Supercharge Their Businesses

Limited Admittance

Rise isn’t for everyone. It’s an exclusive program that requires an extensive interview process and a one-year commitment.

Expert Instruction

Learn from dedicated, expert business instructors who have succeeded, have proven track records, and know what they’re talking about.

Intensive Training

Leverage a proven curriculum that can be applied to the real world (your own business) and receive the support you need to make it work.

1:1 Mentoring on Tap

If selected, you’ll be assigned a mentor and a cohort support network to help you solve specific problems as you build your business.

Virtual Classroom

Meet and connect with instructorsand cohort members no matterwhere you live.

$30K in Financing

Gain up to $30K in financing with generous and flexible terms. Some can be used for the program — you can choose how to invest the rest.

Special Awareness Sessions

Mentors will help you increase your emotional awareness, gain confidence, improve your business posture, troubleshoot challenges, and more.

Access to the Noumena Platform

You’ll have access to the Noumena Platform and unlimited access to Noums, video and audio conferencing, invoicing, payment processing, instant messaging, collaborative documents, and more.

“I am so happy with this unique energy the program is bringing to my life! I believed that it could be much more difficult and by working on client relationships and all aspects of the business it became easier to move on with all my work.”


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Powered by Noumena, Rise was designed for freelancers seeking to push their businesses to the next level.

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The Program

All You Need to Position Yourself for Success

The minute you begin, you’ll be providedactionable lessons that will help you:

- Gain confidence
- Streamline business processes
- Grow a loyal clienteleIncrease revenue
- Stress less and thrive more
- Access financing with flexible terms

A Mentor You Can Trust

You’ll be assigned a mentor that has successfully built their own business and will provide you withreal-world advice, answer your questions, and beyour support for an entire year and beyond.

Petra Sundell

Upbeater Startup School

Petra Sundell is the founder and CEO of Upbeater on a mission to help Students, Freelancers, and Startups succeed by offering ways for them to meet, collaborate and support each other's growth.

Laura Briggs

The Freelance Coach

Laura Briggs is a three-time TEDx speaker, five-time author, freelance writer, and founder of The Freelance Coach and the Advanced Freelancing podcast. Her work has reached thousands of freelancers all over the world.

Keith Kohler

The Finance Man

Keith Kohler @FinancingMan. Getting You The Right Financing at the Right Time™. SBA Loan Expert. Helps clients Master their Business Finances. Creator of the Making the Numbers Work® for You Retreat.

In-Person Gatherings & Cohort Group

We’ll arrange an unforgettable three day trainingevent where you’ll connect in person with your instructors and cohort group. Together, you’llconnect, collaborate, and streamline your businesses together

Frequently Asked Questions

What Is the Rise Program?

Rise is an exclusive 1-year training and mentoring program for freelancers who want to take their businesses to new heights. Powered by Noumena and leading entrepreneurs, it offers you access to proven methodologies and tools for scaling your business, boosting revenue, managing finances and taxes, obtaining funding, reducing your risk, and much more.

All the Rise Programs details can also be found here

Who Is the Rise Program For?

Freelancers 18+ who are dedicated freelancers, as well as those who currently have a full-time job with a side hustle. It’s best for those who have dreams of leveraging their talents to create a thriving business with sustainable revenues.

Is Rise Specific to Any Particular Industry?

No, we welcome freelancers from all industries.

What Will I Learn in the Rise Program?

You will learn how to:Better understand your competitive position within your industry and the value you bring.

  • Better understand your competitive position within your industry and the value you bring.

  • Build your brand, tell your story, and understand how to execute winning marketing and branding practices.

  • Learn how to price your services and, scope project deliverables.

  • Establish the right corporate structure for your needs.

  • Build a client pipeline and harvest it into signed deals.

  • Strategically manage your expenses, investments, and cash flow.

  • Use financing and financial services wisely to grow your business.

  • Collaborate with other freelancers and leverage their services to amplify your footprint and grow your business.

  • Work effectively, managing a pipeline of tasks, projects, and client relationships.

  • And lots more click here for more details

When Does Rise Start and How Long Does It Last?

Rise 2023 Spring Cohort begins May 15, 2023, and will last for a full year. The course begins with 3 months of classes, group work and 1:1 mentoring. That is followed by 9 months of on-the-job mentoring. All classes are held virtually, except for a 3 day training event where you can connect in person with your coaches, mentor and the other members of your cohort (Travel and Accommodation included in course fees).

How much Does the Rise Program Cost?

This is an intensive 1-year program and of course we compensate our instructors, experts, and mentors time. Fees also cover the cost of in-person travel and accommodation for those in the US, plus the business tools provided for the duration of the program. The total amount of the program is $6,000, which can be financed through Noumena.

Those joining the Rise Program from outside the USA will have only the additional cost of transportation to attend the 3-day in-person training event. Similar to the other course costs Rise Financing may be used to cover this additional expense.

Is There Financing for the Rise Program?

If you qualify for Rise, we'll invest in you! We'll provide up to $30,000 in exchange for between 1-15% of your cash flows for a limited period. Shared success. Further details provided upon admission to the program. Terms & conditions apply.