Category: YouNoodle

The Power of Trust

Shilpa Prasad | June 2, 2016 | Entrepreneurship, YouNoodle
I recently watched a TED talk by one of the co founders of AirBnB. In it, he asks people in the audience to unlock their phone and hand it over to the stranger sitting next to them to showcase how important “trust” is to their business. Having said that, trust is not only important when interacting with clients and third parties to a company. A recent Forbes article mentions that the costs of not having Read More

A Truly Global Startup Revolution. A Case for Diversity in the Workplace.

Mariana Camacho | May 17, 2016 | YouNoodle
Humanae by Angélica Daas Over the past decades studies keep showing the beneficial role of diversity for businesses and organizations. Big companies are investing thousands of dollars in an effort to build a diverse workforce and implement inclusive practices inside their organizations. Nevertheless, results from this have not come fast enough. Numbers still don’t show enough women and people from all different ethnic, racial and cultural backgrounds represented across all levels in any given organization Read More

Being a Mom makes you a better Entrepreneur and Executive – Part 2

Adele Burnes | May 10, 2016 | Adele Burnes, Entrepreneurship, YouNoodle
YouNoodle COO Adele Burnes. This is the second part of a two blog series on motherhood and entrepreneurship. To read the first part click here. Benjamin Franklin famously said “If you want to get something done, ask a busy person.” and trust me, being a working mother makes you the busiest person around. Having said that, I’m not leaning back, I’m stepping up my game by becoming a mom. To all those young women out Read More

Being a Mom makes you a better Entrepreneur and Executive – Part 1

Adele Burnes | May 5, 2016 | Adele Burnes, Entrepreneurship, YouNoodle
YouNoodle COO Adele Burnes with her twin boys. Yup, I said it – being a mom makes me a BETTER entrepreneur and executive. In becoming a mom, I’m not leaning back, I’m stepping up my game. While I may not have anticipated this, it is 100% true. I have worked at YouNoodle for almost 5 years, and after 3 years of creating, building and leading up the Client Happiness team, I had twin boys and Read More

YouNoodle the Polyglot

Mariana Camacho | May 3, 2016 | YouNoodle
Don’t get lost in translation. YouNoodle Judge comes in 10 different languages (and counting)! As an international company we understand, value and prioritize diversity. Because our founders Torsten Kolind (Danish, US/UK educated) & Rebeca Hwang (Argentine-Korean, US educated) have such international backgrounds, it’s no surprise that the people that have been attracted to YouNoodle over the years have the same type of diverse backgrounds. Our team has people from all over the world, from Korea Read More

YouNoodle is a Mini UN

Adele Burnes | March 8, 2016 | YouNoodle
Happy International Women’s Day! YouNoodle is a mini UN, and we believe innovation is powered by diversity Today, the UN is recognizing International Women’s Day, with the theme of “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality” and I am proud to be part of a startup tech company that apparently got there 14 years early. YouNoodle needs to be a small nimble fast moving startup, and we simply can’t do that without Read More

Girls In Tech

Mariana Camacho | March 8, 2016 | Newsletter, YouNoodle
We wanted to create a product that would allow nonprofits, students, and grassroot efforts to host their own startup program. In the past, we ran free programs for specific partners that were contributing to the global startup ecosystem. Working with our engaging sponsored partners encouraged us to build Lite. One of them is Girls in Tech, a global non-profit focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of girls and women who are passionate about technology. Read More

Architects of Lite

Mariana Camacho | March 8, 2016 | New Features, Newsletter, YouNoodle
Left to right: Ray, Priyanka, Martin, Alex, Leo. Meet the people behind YouNoodle Lite. Even though each member of our team has helped build YouNoodle Lite, none of it would have been possible without our product team. After all their all-nighters, we are proud and excited to deliver this new product. Priyanka: YouNoodle is constantly driving change to empower both startups as well as the leaders who contribute to the startup ecosystem. I am excited Read More

Lite Features

Mariana Camacho | March 7, 2016 | New Features, Newsletter, Updates, YouNoodle
With YouNoodle Lite we enable anyone who wants to host startup programs to do so, regardless of budget. Now, anyone can access the global startup ecosystem. YouNoodle Lite will help you run your own startup program easily and have access to our Judge platform. This is what you get: Unlimited applicants: This mean you can get startups to apply and select from an overly comprehensive list of possibilities. Data Metrics: Track and measure your startup Read More

YouNoodle Lite

Torsten Kolind | March 1, 2016 | Updates, YouNoodle
Startup innovation at your doorstep We recently realized that YouNoodle has become the world’s largest startup advisory hub. The platform has distributed more than a quarter of a million pieces of individual advice and feedback from thousands of experts to 100,000+ startups across the world. For free. All done by volunteer investors, advisors, and entrepreneurs giving back to the startup ecosystem by being judges, jury members, and mentors in hundreds of competitions and challenges. We Read More
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