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Next Big Thing Fuel Program (Online)

Next Big Thing Fuel program is a free Growth Focused Accelerator Program including a Growth Marketing Bootcamp and Mentorship Sessions.

The program will offer:

  • 6 weeks Growth Marketing Bootcamp
  • Mentorship Sessions with NBT Partners / Fuel Mentors
  • 12 Months Free Access to Growth Marketing Hub (GMH)
  • Lifetime access to NBT Alumni Meetings with NBT Team Members, NBT Ecosystem Partners and NBT Fuel Participants

Details of the Next Big Thing Fuel Program

Who can apply?

Founders, Co-founders and growth team members of startups and scaleups can apply to our program.

Application and Selection process:

Record a video that describes:

  1. Your current role in the business and your current team structure
  2. Your business model, target personas, and value proposition.
  3. Your goals and your current marketing activities to achieve your goals
  4. Your expectation from NBT Fuel program

What do we expect?

  • Advanced level of English
  • Passion for Growth Marketing

Key Dates

  • Application Window: 21.03.2022 - 06.05.2022
  • Sending Invitations to Selected Candidates: 28.03.2022 - 06.05.2022
  • Next Big Thing Fuel Program: 12.05.2022 - 13.06.2022
    • Kick-off: 12.05.2022
    • Stage 1 Growth Marketing Bootcamp: 12.05.2022 - 13.06.2022
    • Stage 2 Mentor - Mentee matching: 13.06.2022
    • Stage 3 Mentorship sessions: 13.06.2022 - 27.06.2022

* The program will be 100% online and will be based on the CET zone.

The Next Big Thing Fuel Program Steps

Step 1: Application

All applications will be made via the form above

Step 2: Program Enrollment

Our team will review applications and send invitations to the NBT Fuel Program to eligible candidates.

Step 3: Fuel Program

NBT Fuel Program has 3 key stages.

Stage 1: Growth Marketing Bootcamp

All selected candidates will get 6 weeks Growth Marketing Bootcamp provided by the NBT Team

Growth Marketing Bootcamp Curriculum

All the training and mentorship sessions of The Growth Marketing Bootcamp will be held 100% Online.

Part 1

Growth-Driven Marketing Checkup + Growth-Driven Marketing Strategy Creation

  • 2 Hours Workshop
  • 1 Week time to practice on Growth Marketing Hub and create outputs

Part 2

Growth-Driven Planning & Management
1 - Reaching and Attracting Potential Customers

  • 2 Hours Workshop /weekly. The workshop covers reaching and attracting potential customers through:
    • Content Marketing (covering SEO/ASO)
    • Paid Media (covering SEM, Facebook Ads, Instagram Ads, Linkedin Ads, Twitter Ads, YouTube Ads, Quora Ads, Reddit Ads, Pinterest Ads, Display Ads, Remarketing)
    • Social Media Marketing
    • Earned Media Marketing
  • 2 Weeks time to practice on Growth Marketing Hub and create outputs

Part 3

Growth-Driven Planning & Management
2 - Engaging and Converting Potential Customers

  • 2 Hours Workshop
  • 1 Week time to practice on Growth Marketing Hub and create outputs

Part 4

Growth-Driven Planning & Management
3 - Nurturing and Closing Leads and Growth-Driven Planning & Management
4 - Retaining Customers and Growing Customer Lifecycle Values

  • 2 Hours Workshop
  • 1 Week time to practice on Growth Marketing Hub and create outputs

Part 5

Growth-Driven Planning & Management
5 - Growth-Driven Management - OKR and Test & Learn Based Growth-Driven Management

  • 2 Hours Workshop
  • 1 Week time to practice on Growth Marketing Hub and create outputs

Stage 2: Mentor-Mentee Match

After completion of Growth Marketing Bootcamp, a mentor from the NBT team or NBT Mentor Network will be assigned for each fuel cohort member in order to help their challenges.

Stage 3: Mentorship Sessions

In 2 weeks time, fuel cohort members will have 2 mentorship sessions with their mentors in accordance with their goals and challenges

After the completion of the NBT Fuel program, all the cohort members will become an alumnus of NBT and in addition to 12 Months Free Access to Growth Marketing Hub, they will have lifetime access to NBT Alumni Meetings with NBT Team Members, NBT Ecosystem Partners and NBT Fuel Participants