3STEPS4WARD is proud to announce the launch of Twist of Fate: A Small Business Podcast  

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Sacramento, California. Yesterday, as the team took on the Golden State Warriors, the Sacramento Kings announced EyeRate as the winner of the 2022 Capitalize contest, presented by Dialpad, 3STEPS4WARD, and Sacramento Urban Technology Lab, a City of Sacramento initiative. Winner EyeRate Receives $10,000 for Further Development, Three Years of Access to Dialpad Communications Services and Six Month of Free Marketing Services from 3STEPS4WARD

San Ramon, California. 3STEPS4WARD A Marketing Company announced the launch of a new podcast called Twist of Fate: A Small Business Podcast. The new originally produced video-podcast brings together startups, small businesses, and entrepreneurs to share their personal stories of inspiration that led them toward an entrepreneurial journey.

Sacramento, Calif. - Today, the Sacramento Kings announced the return of the seventh annual Capitalize, the league’s first crowdsourced startup contest, which offers local entrepreneurs a chance to gain publicity, receive mentorship and secure funding for their business. In addition, Capitalize extends the Kings commitment to providing opportunities for up-and-coming innovators, providing the platform to showcase new products and services on the NBA’s global stage.

San Diego, California - The San Diego Gulls Hockey Club and 3STEPS4WARD A Marketing Company announced the start of a new partnership agreement to honor veteran military service members and veteran owned small businesses. “The Military Hero of the Game'' will be publicly announced in the Pechanga Arena to a honoree who will receive a “Challenge Coin” medal in every Gulls regular season home game.

Sacramento, Calif. - The Sacramento Kings announced Credder as the winner of the 2021 Capitalize contest, run in collaboration with 3STEPS4WARD, the City of Sacramento Office of Innovation and Economic Development’s Sacramento Urban Technology Lab Initiative and EY.
“We are pleased to announce Credder as the winner of the 2021 Capitalize contest,” said Sacramento Kings President of Business Operations John Rinehart.

Capitalize Contest Winner: Credder Receives $10,000 and Six Months of Free Marketing Agency Work from 3STEPS4WARD.

MAY 2021

3STEPS4WARD: A CONTINUING FATHER-TO-SON FAMILY LEGACY. By The ROANOKE TRIBUNE

April 2021

Roanoke, Virginia. - A few years ago, Douglas Younger, III was at a crossroads. His family was growing as he and his wife had recently welcomed their second son into the world. Doug was also fast approaching a major career milestone: two decades in the corporate world where he was making a name for himself in marketing for Fortune 500 companies and startups. By all the standard definitions of success, Doug had it all. But his father, Douglas Younger, Jr. (“Tennis Pro”) had just passed following a sudden fight with stage four cancer.

Sacramento, Calif. - Today the Sacramento Kings announced the start of the Sixth Annual Capitalize contest. Capitalize, the league’s first crowdsourced startup competition, offers local entrepreneurs a chance to gain publicity, receive mentorship, and secure funding for their business. This year, the Capitalize contest will be run in collaboration with 3STEPS4WARD, a minority-owned marketing company based in Pleasanton, California that was founded on the principles of socially-responsible business.

Sacramento Kings Launch Sixth Annual Capitalize Crowdsourced Startup Contest in Collaboration with 3STEPS4WARD

March 2021

Sacramento, Calif. – DOCO (Downtown Commons), the Sacramento Kings, Golden 1 Center and the plaza’s innovative merchants, eateries and restaurants will offer Small Business Saturday activations and discounts on November 28. Additionally, the day will include special entertainment and giveaways at DOCO Al Fresco presented by 3STEPS4WARD, a marketing company committed to reinventing small businesses for success.