Blog: Incubator

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  • startup-regulatory-compliance

    ABCs of Regulatory Compliance for Startups

    By on September 23, 2016

    Compliance with U.S. and/or international regulations can prevent costly fines and embarrassment, but it also protects your business from fraud and other illegal or unfair practices.

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  • First-time startup CEOs

    Five Key Lessons for First-Time Startup CEOs

    By on September 1, 2016

    A speaker at one of this year’s Envestnet | Yodlee Incubator bootcamps, Mike Grossman may well be the quintessential serial CEO. He has led five entrepreneurial, venture-backed SaaS companies over the past 20 years.

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  • Donna Griffit: Incubator bootcamps

    Your Story – In Four Chapters

    By on August 24, 2016

    Donna Griffit, founder and CEO of Invisu.me, has spent the last decade helping companies “not be boring.” Sharing her experience at one of this year’s Envestnet | Yodlee Incubator bootcamps, she said does it by helping turn messages into memorable stories, then helping clients tell their stories in a compelling way.

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  • John Arens: Managing Startup Growth

    Managing Startup Growth: How to Scale Without Going Off the Rails

    By on August 10, 2016

    Growth is great — it’s what every startup venture wants. But as many seasoned entrepreneurs can tell you, be careful what you wish for. If your operational processes and systems aren’t equipped to handle it, growth can become a source of headaches and heartburn.

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  • Recruiting and HR for Startups

    Recruiting and HR for Startups: Finding and Keeping the Right Employees

    By on August 3, 2016

    How many employees do you need? What are you looking for in employees? How do you find them and convince them to become part of your team? And once you have employees on board, how do you motivate and keep the good ones? How do you deal with the ones who aren’t performing?

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  • Envestnet | Yodlee Launchpad

    Introducing Envestnet | Yodlee Launchpad: Moving the Incubator to an Innovation Neighborhood

    By on August 1, 2016

    Ever since our company was founded in 1999, Envestnet® | Yodlee® has been at the forefront of enabling cloud-based innovation for digital financial services. Now we’re structuring our innovation initiatives into a new organization called Envestnet | Yodlee Launchpad. The new Launchpad will include Envestnet | Yodlee Incubator (formerly the Ynext Incubator); Envestnet | Yodlee Acceleration, a program designed to […]

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  • Envestnet Yodlee Incubator

    An Inside View of an Acquisition

    By on July 13, 2016

    Dan Bomze is a product guy at heart, but his passion for design and engineering also drove him to be a serial entrepreneur — pursing and building passion projects. In 2013, after he had already founded three companies, he teamed up with Chuck Dietrich to form Mobile Data Labs. Their vision was to create a smartphone app for tracking vehicle […]

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  • Ynext Incubator Success

    What We Look For In Incubator Applicants

    By on July 10, 2016

    Here at the Ynext Incubator we just wrapped up our Cohort 2 Demo Day last month. It was a great event: our companies killed their pitches and the many investors in the audience were duly impressed. But no resting on our laurels here. Instead, we just opened up applications for Cohort 3. We want our next class to be even […]

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  • Ynext Incubator Success

    How to Succeed in the Incubator

    By on June 15, 2016

    Entrepreneurs sometimes ask how they can get the most out of our incubator; what makes a company really excel in the program? With our second cohort recently graduating, the picture of a successful participant is crystalizing. I doubt that the hallmarks of success are any different at Ynext than in any other incubator – they are pretty much common sense […]

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  • Customer Support: Competitive Advantage

    Turning Customer Support into Competitive Advantage

    By on June 5, 2016

    Customers today have more power than ever before. With review websites, “like” buttons and instant rating systems, both good and bad news about a company’s service can travel far and fast. Customer service expectations are changing, too. Companies that deliver a friction-free, seamlessly satisfying experience have raised the bar for everyone else. As a result, healthy customer relationships are extremely […]

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