Membership Enrollment

Membership Startup Center of Excellence (COE)

Created by the Founder of GREENLIGHT Inc., our CRUCIBLE membership for startup founders grants you 24/7/365 access to our online Center of Excellence with industry best practices and selected Webinars that improve your leadership competencies. Source material is continually compiled and updated.

NOTE: Our Project Management modules and seminars are eligible for Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units for those renewing certifications with the Project Management Institute and Scrum Alliance.

  • Before you begin
  • The Origin of CRUCIBLE Training: Finding Your Inner Strength to Succeed
  • For Level 1 Startups: Ideation Phase
  • Why You Should Be A Member
  • The Phases of a Startup
  • How To START your Startup
  • 5 Key Metrics Every Early-Stage Business Must Track
  • For Level 2 Startups: Concepting Phase
  • CHECKLIST: How to Write a Business Plan
  • Writing a Business Plan
  • Choice of Entity | Startup Law Blog
  • The Simplified Way to Mistakes, Methods, Best Practices
  • For Level 3 Startups: Commitment Phase
  • NDAs & Confidentiality Agreements
  • Lifelong Learning and Entrepreneurship (Recorded Interview on Bloomberg Radio)
  • For Level 4 Startups: Validation Phase
  • 12 KPIs you must know before pitching your startup
  • The Top Startup Databases to Consider
  • US Patent and Trademark Office - FAQs
  • For Level 5 Startups: Scaling Phase
  • 10 Ways to Scale a Business from Startup to a Huge Company
  • When Does A Start-Up Become A Scale-Up?
  • 34 Startup Metrics for Tech Entrepreneurs
  • For Level 6 Startups: Establishing Phase
  • True startups grow faster
  • 17 of the Most Important Criteria to Getting Startup Investment
  • For Level 7 Startups: The Exit Phase
  • When Are You No Longer A Startup?
  • When is a startup not a startup, and why can’t we agree?
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: 1 month