Growth Tribe To Train 4000 People In New Field: Growth Education

The high-growth training company launches two new educational programs and is selected for new office at Amsterdam’s exclusive Marine Terrein

Amsterdam, June 23th, 2016 - Last year, Growth Tribe Academy, in collaboration with Facebook, StartupAmsterdam and the UvA, launched Europe’s 1st Academic Growth Hacking Program. The young training company has since taught 42 full-stack marketers in its academy and more than 463 professionals participating in its 2-Day Crash Courses and digital transformation programs for corporates. A staggering 505 people were trained in the first 10 months of the company’s existence. “We have improved our curriculum and now it’s time to offer our growth hacking training products to a broader audience. We’re ready for the next 4000!” says co-founder Peter van Sabben.

Growth Tribe is launching a new training product specifically targeting adults that want to upskill on technical skills and growth marketing. The new 6-Week Evening Course will be taking place Wednesday evenings from 18:30 - 21:30, with the first class starting on September 14th of this year.

Growth Tribe is also launching a new training product catered to corporate innovation. The company has already trained more than 225 ING employees in four countries and will now offer similar trainings to other corporates.

“Digital transformation is a big topic on the agendas at corporates. A lot of people need to be trained to develop a new digital mindset and learn new growth skills. We are the only company in the Netherlands offering a corporate growth hacking course.” continues van Sabben.

Growth Tribe Academy is also moving to a new 560m2 office at the Marine Terrein in Amsterdam. “This new inspiring space gives us room to grow. It’s a perfect location to host all our trainings.”, says van Sabben. The office will open in September 2016.

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The Growth Tribe Academy has run two successful programs since its launch in September. In total, receiving 647 applications to their Academy from which 42 students were selected. Young professionals from over 13 countries came to Amsterdam to join the academy. Participants took part in 96 hands-on workshops focusing on technical marketing skills. Amongst others, workshops were given by TheNextWeb, Google, Facebook and The students worked in cross-disciplinary teams on existing growth hacking projects within scale-up startups. Usabilla, Vandebron and Catawiki being amidst 14 other high-growth startups welcoming Growth Tribe teams. The 3rd Academy starts in September 2016. Deadline for applications is July 1st, 2016.

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Growth Tribe Academy offers now four training products:

  • 2-Day Crash Course: For startup founders, marketing managers and investors who want to understand and apply growth hacking to their organisations.
  • Academy: 3 Months Full Time Course for young professionals
About Growth Tribe

Growth Tribe is Europe's first Growth Academy and is leading the way in adult education and digital re-skilling & up-skilling, bridging the gap between rapidly evolving technology and stagnant skills. We enable people & organisations to rapidly and enjoyably gains digital skills in a fast changing world. We've trained 4000+ people from 700 different companies and we offer trainings in Amsterdam, London, Copenhagen, Helsinki and Stockholm.

As people’s attention spans grow shorter, most training and educational experiences haven’t adapted, they’re too slow and too theoretical, leading participants to disengage. We fix both the digital skills gap and the attention gap. We do so by creating world-class, fast-paced and enjoyable learning experiences around behavioural psychology, A.I., blockchain, user experience, growth, data and rapid experimentation.