Great Reasons To Have A Membership Program For Customers

YoungUpstarts

Implementing a membership program for your customers can be a great way to level out the competition and stand out in any business industry. This membership program can include free merchandise, coupons, rewards, and advanced released products.

What Metrics Should Innovation Programs Measure?

Grasshopper Herder

If you want your innovation program to be successful, you have to articulate clear objectives in advance, and then align them with your metrics. The post What Metrics Should Innovation Programs Measure?

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SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Estimator

Feld Thoughts

Please consult your bank’s calculator and program paperwork to determine actual loan and forgiveness amounts. The post SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Estimator appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Unsurprisingly, numerous SBA PPP Loan calculators have appeared on the web.

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Top 3 Best Personal Training Certification Programs

YoungUpstarts

The first step towards a career as a CPT is to find a certification program to teach you the foundations of exercise science, coaching, and developing training programs. Others certification program personal trainer

How A Customer Loyalty Program Can Help Your Business

YoungUpstarts

There are many reasons why businesses are encouraged to create customer loyalty programs. The Best customer loyalty program can help address some of your most important concerns about growing your business. Explore the key benefits of having a customer loyalty program: Boosts Revenues.

ReturnShip Program

OnlyOnce

ReturnShip Program. Today is a very exciting day for Return Path as we launch a new program we have been cooking for more than a year called the ReturnShip program. We hope this program enables us to help the community and also find some hidden talent.

How To Get Ready To Participate In An Acceleration Program

YoungUpstarts

Acceleration and incubation programs are on the rise and have helped start and scale many successful businesses over the past 10 years. My personal advice is to go a step further and research the history of the program or the institution that runs it.

Supporting the Zane Access Inaugural Pre-Capital Program Cohort

Feld Thoughts

Right now, these are philanthropic contributions to non-profit organizations or sponsorships for people going through some kind of program (non-profit and for-profit). My first of these commitments is to the Zane Access Inaugural Pre-Capital Program Cohort.

Launching The Customer Loyalty Programs The Big Guys Use? Slow Your Roll!

YoungUpstarts

Are you considering launching a conventional customer loyalty program? Offering a new customer loyalty program modeled after what national chains have used for years is like building a coal-fired power plant today. by Ray Clopton, CEO of Wilbur.

Resources And Loan Programs For Veteran Entrepreneurs

YoungUpstarts

Not only are there loans and education programs that directly relate to their business needs, but other resources that can help indirectly. Unfortunately, the program only covers townhouses and condos, so plan accordingly. Veterans Advantage Lending Program.

The Skinny On Timothy Sykes And His Trading Program

YoungUpstarts

Timothy Sykes does not host the introductory course – graduates of his program do. There is no ‘secret’ to success with the program; it is an exercise, or rather a series of exercises into a highly complicated world of financial trading which you must participate in.

How To Pick The Right Startup Accelerator Program

YoungUpstarts

Every year, thousands of hopeful entrepreneurs around the world pack their bags and head out to participate in an accelerator program. For the most part, most of these programs are similar. Choosing the right program can make or break your startup. The Mentorship Program.

Creating A Successful Brand Ambassador Program

YoungUpstarts

Rather than hoping word-of-mouth marketing occurs organically, many companies are taking matters into their own hands by creating brand ambassador programs. A brand ambassador program takes advantage of the passion of your most enthusiastic fans. Successful Brand Ambassador Programs.

Dream Tank Summer Programs For Kids in Boulder

Feld Thoughts

Dream Tank is a summer program designed for kids and teens who want to launch and implement their ideas to address real-world challenges. Each program is designed for kids to choose a social or environmental issue they want to address.

How to Make Sense of the PPP Loan Program for VC-Backed Startups

Both Sides of the Table

Who is this program for and why does it exist? 350 billion of this money is dedicated to small businesses under a loan program called the PPP (payroll protection plan). The goal of the program is in the name?—?payroll Below lists how the loan program is calculated.

ReturnShip Program, Part III

OnlyOnce

I’ve written a couple times this past year about our ReturnShip program, which is a 4-month paid internship program designed for women who have been out of the workforce for more than 3 year to re-enter and build credible and relevant experience, and to expand the talent pool for our organization.

Graduate Programs: Online Vs. Brick And Mortar

YoungUpstarts

This could mean completing a certificate program, or going back to school for a post graduate degree. Below is a list of things to consider when deciding: Program Selection. The most important factor is whether or not the school has the degree program you want.

The Best Programming Languages for Digital Marketers

ConversionXL

Which programming language should marketers learn? For a newcomer, there are four programming languages worth learning: SQL*. Technically, SQL is a “declarative language,” not a programming language, but it has the “ functionality of a mature programming language.”.

SBA Coronavirus Related Loan Programs

The Entrepreneurial Mind

The SBA has two loan programs for small businesses impacted by coronavirus. The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million that can provide vital economic support to small businesses […].

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LaunchHouse Launches Startup Accelerator Program

YoungUpstarts

Shaker Heights, Ohio-based business incubator LaunchHouse is inviting ten technology startup teams from around the world to participate in a 12-week startup accelerator program. If you’re a technology-based startup with two or three co-founders, you can apply for the program here.

[Singapore] SIF Young Social Entrepreneurs Program 2013

YoungUpstarts

Singapore International Foundation ‘s Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) program for 2013 – which looks to inspire, equip and enable youths to take up the mantle of social entrepreneurship in Singapore and beyond – is now open for applications.

Can Subscription Billing Programs Save Retail Stores?

YoungUpstarts

Among the strategies tested by retailers are subscription billing programs. Yet discounts, loyalty program perks and in-store promotions can only go so far in driving business and sustained success in the internet age. by Kevin Cancilla, chief marketing officer of Vindicia.

4 Debt Relief Programs To Know About

YoungUpstarts

To avoid this from happening, you can go for one effective solution: a debt relief program. Debt relief programs serve as a way to reduce, slow down or even eliminate the debt you owe. Here are 4 debt relief programs to know about: 1. These 4 programs are definitely worth it.

What To Know About The SEC Whistleblower Program

YoungUpstarts

Because of this, the Securities and Exchange Commission has what is known as the SEC Whistleblower Program. Applying to individual whistleblowers as well as groups who come forward, this aspect has been a key part of the program’s success.

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ReturnShip Program, Part II

OnlyOnce

Today marks the graduation for the six women who participated in our inaugural ReturnShip program, which I wrote about here and which was written up at least twice, in Harvard Business Review and in the San Francisco Chronicle.

Spread Your Wings With The Innovative Spotivity Platform For After School Programs

YoungUpstarts

However, for various reasons, millions of teens in America fail to engage in meaningful afterschool programs. After school program providers can also use Spotivity to connect with potential participants and grow their user base.

The Innovation Stack: How to make innovation programs deliver more than coffee cups

Steve Blank

Is your organization full of Hackathons, Shark Tanks, Incubators and other innovation programs, but none have changed the trajectory of your company/agency? Over the last few years Pete Newell and I have helped build innovation programs inside large companies, across the U.S.

The Best Life Coach Certification Programs In America

YoungUpstarts

Becoming a life coach requires obtaining certification through a program accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF) and learning the career development skills you need to launch this next chapter. What to Expect: You can expect to complete your CTA program in six months’ time.

The Psychology of a Successful Testing Program

ConversionXL

All testing programs, no matter how great or awful, think they are doing pretty good and can get better. It doesn’t matter what size the programs are or the industry, of the over 300 programs I have worked with almost all of them suffer from some very similar issues.

Why All Business Founders Should Learn Basic Programming

YoungUpstarts

It’s highly unlikely that you’ll be able to code anything noteworthy after a three-month Ruby on Rails course but that’s not the point of learning basic programming. A business founder should learn how to program because code is the language of the Internet. by Lee Shen Han.

Seven Reasons Why Customer Reference Programs Fail

YoungUpstarts

The program has to be well staffed so it becomes a seamless and well integrated part of your entire growth engine. There are certain predictable mistakes companies make that can derail customer reference programs before they ever get off the ground.

[Singapore] JFDI.Asia’s Second Accelerator Program This Year Receives Overwhelming Response

YoungUpstarts

Singapore-based accelerator Joyful Frog Digital Incubator ( JFDI Asia ) has revealed that over 300 digital startup teams have applied for its second accelerator program for this year, competing for just 12 places in this intake.

Women Forward in Technology Scholarship Program

Feld Thoughts

The post Women Forward in Technology Scholarship Program appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Are you a woman who is an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full-time at an accredited university in the US, in a STEM field? If you are, you now have an opportunity to apply for a Women Forward in Technology Scholarship.

Learning To Program

Feld Thoughts

Today, while enjoying a veggie burger at Mustard’s Last Stand , we talked about how Nate and Natty learned to program. They decided that rather than find a “developer” to team up with, they would learn how to program. There are a variety of answers – one is “learn to program.” Tags: Programming everlater I had lunch today with Nate Abbott and Natty Zola, the co-founders of Everlater , a TechStars 2009 company.

From Loyalty Programs To Fan Clubs, A Paradigm Shift

YoungUpstarts

Loyalty programs have not changed much since the first airline loyalty cards took off more than 30 years ago. Survey after survey show that in most cases, businesses have no clear way of calculating the ROI of their loyalty programs. by Aneace Haddad, CEO & Founder, Taggo.

The Stanford Innovative CIO program

deal architect

David Smoley, CIO of Flextronics and Brian Lillie, CIO of Equinix are leading along with Stanford Business School faculty a very interesting 4 day offering for senior executives about innovative uses of technology. The brochure is attached below or you. Innovative Business Uses of Technology

[Singapore][Event] Inaugural PlugFest International Programming Competition Launches

YoungUpstarts

Events & Happenings competition mobile apps PlugFest programming competition public data Singapore

[Singapore] Research In Motion Kickstarts Built For Blackberry Program

YoungUpstarts

As part of its commitment to the developer community in the region, Blackberry maker Research In Motion (RIM) will be initiating its Built for Blackberry program this month.

Strategies To Promote Your App’s Referral Program

The Startup Magazine

A referral program is one of the best app promotions and effective ways to get more people to download your app. But of course, your customers will never use your referral program if they aren’t aware it exists. Promoting Your App’s Referral Program.

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? Whatever you do, please don’t Google “How long does it take to learn programming?” This is one of the main things that set me back from learning programming myself.

LinkedIn Introduces Company Status Updates And LinkedIn Certified Developer Program

YoungUpstarts

LinkedIn is also introducing the LinkedIn Certified Developer Program , which connects marketers and agencies with experienced developers who can develop custom social programs and applications leveraging the LinkedIn platform.

[Europe] Rockstart Accelerator Launches New Founders Program

YoungUpstarts

Amsterdam-based startup accelerator Rockstart has announced a new program that aims to support ten teams of founders with 99 mentors for 100 days, followed by an additional three-month summer program and ending with a 25-day road trip to Silicon Valley. In a somewhat refreshing change, the program is not limited to technology startups. The program will start on March 1, 2012 and is now open for applications (and closes on January 6, 2012).

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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. As a Stanford alum and current HBS student, I was happy to see the MBA programs of both schools at the top of the list. that of any other MBA program.