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Robots, Programming, and Education

Feld Thoughts

Last week, my friends at Orbotix rolled out a new program called SPRK which stands for Schools, Parents, Robots, and Kids.

Canada’s Start-Up Visa Program

Feld Thoughts

I read the announcement today that Canada has just launched a Start-Up Visa Program. In the mean time, Canada is shouting from the rooftops about the benefits of the Start-Up Visa program. And I encourage any immigrant entrepreneur considering moving to the US to also consider moving to Canada given this new program.

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Two New Techstars Programs – Mobility/Detroit and Techstars++/Mayo Clinic

Feld Thoughts

Last week Techstars announced the new Techstars Mobility program, Driven by Detroit. Techstars will be bringing their proven accelerator model and extensive network of mentors, founders and corporations to Detroit to support this program. I’m fascinated with Detroit. Jason grew up in Detroit and has lots of stories there.

How to Learn Programming and Launch Your App in 3 Months—with No Programming Experience

Up and Running

Learn programming and build it yourself. How long does it really  take to learn programming? Building your program. like I did.

Kids Learn to Program with Sphero Robots Saturday in Boulder

Feld Thoughts

Teaching kids to program is not an easy task – their attention span is short and what they are able to accomplish in a brief period of time is often uninspiring which results in them losing attention quickly. Robots and programming devices will be provided – but bring your smartphone if you want to use your own.

Top 9 Best Affiliate Programs for 2015

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

If you don’t feel like scrolling all they way down… just click on the one you’re interested in below: Best Affiliate Programs.

10 Most Popular Programming Languages Today

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A basic understanding of various programming languages can benefit anyone, even if you're not looking to become a master coder

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Open Cloud Academy Launches Cybersecurity Program for Veterans


And that’s why he enrolled in the first class […] The post Open Cloud Academy Launches Cybersecurity Program for Veterans appeared first on SiliconHills. By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News David Gibson retired from the U.S. Since then he’s been looking for steady work.

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Who should learn to program?

Chris Dixon

There has recently been a lot of talk in the tech world and beyond about getting more people to learn computer programming. Programming is a great foundation for a tech/startup career. Programming is an important part of being “culturally literate.” Programming is a great activity. Jobs & the economy.

It’s not the Mentors — it’s the Mentor Program

Market by Numbers

Economy Lean Entrepreneur San Diego Startup Community accelerator incubator mentor mentor program I’m going to go out on a limb here.

Pros and Cons of Entrepreneurship MBA Programs

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

The Evolution of the MBA Program. MBA Programs for Future Entrepreneurs. Pros of Entrepreneurship MBA Programs. Blog & Grow

Qualcomm’s Corporate Entrepreneurship Program – Lessons Learned (Part 2)

Steve Blank

From that day on, when I got asked about which corporate innovation program had the best process for idea selection, I started my list with Qualcomm.

The 8 Best Analytics Programs for E-commerce Websites

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Analytics is the end-all be-all for e-commerce. Gain insight into every part of your e-commerce business with these 8 analytics platforms

ReturnShip Program, Part II


For many people who are returning to the workforce but still have full-time jobs at home, flexibility is the key. Visited 1 times, 1 visits today).

HBS Entrepreneurs Founded the Most Startup Unicorns of Any MBA Program

View from Seed

As you can see in the above graph, 18 MBA programs are represented among the 157 unicorns. that of any other MBA program. Key Insights.

3 Reasons Why Existing Leadership Development Programs Don't Work

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The business environment has changed. It is more complex, volatile, and unpredictable. The skills needed for leadership have also changed

The Psychology of a Successful Testing Program


All testing programs, no matter how great or awful, think they are doing pretty good and can get better. Are you Ready for a Testing Program?

Announcing the 2016 Lean Startup Week Program

Startup Lessons Learned

Also on Nov. 3, we’ll have two special keynotes: from Joe Zadeh, VP of product at Airbnb, and Viv Goldstein from GE’s FastWorks program who will also engage in a joint conversation about intrapreneurship in their organizations. Guest post by Jennifer Maerz, contributing editor of Lean Startup Co. at Breather.

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5 Essential Elements to a Great Parental Leave Program

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Does your company's parental leave program stack up against the competition

Upgrade your brain: Programming resources for coding newbies

The Next Web

Everybody in this country should learn to program a computer, because it teaches you how to think.”— This story continues at The Next Web.

3 Steps to Creating Customer Loyalty Programs that Stick

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

In the race to win a loyal customer, you should give them a head start

6 Great Entrepreneur-in-Residence Programs

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here's why you should consider joining forces with a large company in order to make your small business dreams come true

How to Choose Which Programming Language to Learn [Infographic]

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Udacity illustrates how to pick the programming language for the life you want

Designing a Corporate Entrepreneurship Program – A Qualcomm Case Study (part 1 of 2)

Steve Blank

From that day on, when I got asked about which corporate innovation program had the best process for idea selection, I started my list with Qualcomm.

An Infographic History of Computer Programming

Up and Running

It’s safe to say, that I am eternally grateful to the inventor of computer programming. hours online every day. Fun fact: It was a woman.

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Be Selective in Early Beta Programs to Find the Ideal Customers and Use Cases

Instigator Blog

You can also let in a few outliers into your beta program — chase a few of the (potentially) interesting but diverse leads — and see what happens. Customer Development beta programs customer development customer feedbackThe goal of a startup is to find a sustainable, repeatable and scalable business model.

Wellness Programs that Work for Small Businesses

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here are some practical programs that have worked for other businesses. What wellness programs have worked for your business

SXSW is Accepting Programming Submissions for 2017


SXSW just last week announced it was now […] The post SXSW is Accepting Programming Submissions for 2017 appeared first on SiliconHills. Got a thought-provoking and creative idea for the tech and entertainment industries and want to share it with the world? Austin San Antonio

The 3 Biggest Mistakes Brands Make When Building Influencer Programs

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Influencer marketing can help your brand play in the big leagues -- if it's done correctly

Teaching Kids Programming

Andrew Payne

Getting kids interested in programming is a lot harder than it used to be. I was lucky enough to come of age during the PC revolution. And, it’s programming. My brother and I would carefully enter multiple pages of BASIC code from computer magazines, and then play games for weeks (making our own modifications along the way).

Launching a Startup Travel Program with Volta in Halifax

Instigator Blog

In April I wrote a blog post titled Governments Should Fund Startup Travel Programs. And now I’m super excited to say that with the help of Volta Labs and the financial support of the department of Economic Rural Development and Tourism in Nova Scotia, we’re offering a Startup Travel Program! GET ALL THE DETAILS HERE!

15 of the Most Innovative MBA Programs

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Which business schools truly understand entrepreneurship

A Few Tips on Getting the Most from Your Leadership and Professional Development Programs

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Many companies invest in leadership and professional development programs, but how scalable and effective are they?

Designing a Corporate Entrepreneurship Program – A Qualcomm Case Study (part 1 of 2)

Steve Blank

From that day on, when I got asked about which corporate innovation program had the best process for idea selection, I started my list with Qualcomm.

Google Gives Grants to Austin Public Library Foundation for Digital Inclusion Program


This week, Google and Google Fiber awarded $145,000 to the foundation to support a new digital inclusion program. Austin

Why Your Company Should Consider an Employee Apprenticeship Program

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The basics on employee apprenticeship programs, what they do, and why America needs them

Bedrock programming

Chris Dixon

“Bedrock programming” is a phrase used to describe a style of programming that favors building code from the ground up versus reusing existing open-source or proprietary code. In my first programming job out of college our bosses told us to entirely rebuild our product. They love to improve code and try new things.

A 7-Step Program to Avoid Burnout

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

If you're in it for the long-game, follow this simple plan to keep your energy levels up

Just Work the Program

Duct Tape Marketing

Just Work the Program written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing. Photo Credit: Barber Chair.

Choosing a Programming Language and Framework for Your Startup


prompted a good discussion around how CTOs go about choosing the programming language and framework for their startup. The rest is just down and dirty algorithmic programming. We had an interesting presentation at the LA CTO Forum by the CTO of a startup who chose Groovy / Grails as the framework for their startup.