Category Archives: Prosper Foundation

The Prosper Foundation Continues to Support Predictive Analytics through Latest Grant to Columbia Business School

WORTHINGTON, OH — 4/25/16 — The Prosper Foundation has announced that the Columbia Business School – Center on Global Brand Leadership is the latest university to receive a grant of relevant consumer data and analytic tools to help prepare students for careers in a data-driven world. The Center on Global Brand Leadership “creates, gathers, and shares insights on how to build and manage strong brands.”  Continue reading

Shanghai Institute of Commercial Development Receives Grant for Prosper Consumer Analytics and Insight Development

The Prosper Foundation continues to supports predictive analytics education and development of actionable insights.

Worthington, OH – 10/15/15

The Prosper Foundation has announced that the Shanghai Institute of Commercial Development (SICD) is the latest university to receive a grant of relevant consumer data and analytic tools to help prepare students for careers in a data-driven world. SICD is a leading university in China with approximately 10,000 students. SICD’s focus will be on consumer insights from the ProsperChina™ Quarterly which has been fielded in mainland China since 2006. Over 345,000 respondents have participated in the surveys which gauge shopping behaviors, purchase plans, media consumption and influence, plus more. These insights will be cross-tabulated with government and industry statistics provided by the China Bureau of Labor Statistics and industry associations to formulate propensity models that are predictive in nature and provide actionable insights.  Continue reading

Prosper Continues to Support Predictive Analytics Education

The Prosper Foundation Continues to Support Predictive Analytics Education and Workforce Development

2015 Grant Recipients Include Leading U.S. Universities and First European University

Worthington, OH – 4/30/15

As companies continue to decipher big data, the ability of users to identify meaningful findings from relevant data for better informed business decisions will be the new “must have.” The Prosper Foundation grants universities access to these types of relevant data and analytics tools that help prepare students for careers in a data-driven world. The foundation’s mission is to facilitate transdisciplinary collaboration between corporate and academic worlds using consumer insights as the common language.  Continue reading