Innovation Programs

Ideas
Change
Sustainability
Impact
Innovation
Nations

powered by startups

Engage with global startups by launching a startup program - a competitive challenge-based process, where startups vie for a prize or a spot in a training or an engagement program.
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why consider running an innovation program?

  • A cost-effective model to find solutions from the startup world at scale.
  • A shortcut to global startup sourcing and engagement.
  • The opportunity to showcase your organization as founder-friendly.
  • The chance to move your organization forward.

From program design to execution, YouNoodle has been an incredible partner to the World Bank for the WeMENA Challenge. YouNoodle is today's standard for startup sourcing and selection allowing us to reach 2,000 entrepreneurs across the world and utilize the best experts to find meaningful solutions that continues to made a lasting impact in the MENA region

- Olivier Lavinal, Program Manager, The World Bank
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9 steps to a successful innovation program

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PROGRAM DESIGN
Align your program’s objectives into a highly-effective program design that maximizes ROI
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CAMPAIGN SERVICES
Develop outreach and marketing materials, utilize targeted marketing strategies to attract the right startups
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PROGRAM WEBSITE
Design, develop and maintain a microsite specific to your program with relevant information and updates
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APPLICATION PROCESS
Manage application set-up and communications with all applicants on deadlines, including technical support
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STARTUP SOURCING
Target the right startups for your program through our network, growing at 10,000+ startups per quarter
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TECHNOLOGY PLATFORM
Utilize YouNoodle Compete, our leading platform for application management, evaluation and selection
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EXPERT RECRUITMENT
Recruit support and train elite experts from our international network to evaluate fairly based on selection criteria
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MENTORSHIP & TRAINING
Engage startups and experts through our network to serve as coaches and mentors for your program
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FINAL EVENT
Support startups through expert pitch coaching, host final demo day and moderate startup presentations and feedback