Things You Shouldn’t Do When Negotiating a Startup Job Offer

After rounds of strenuous tests and interviews, the hiring manager calls you back with a good news: “You are selected for the job role and we are sending across the job offer letter.” Finally you take a deep breath, feeling relieved, gratified and this moment does call in for a celebration, but wait! Just before

When Are Partnerships Bad For Your Startup?

Most of the world’s giant companies have started off from partnerships. As an aspiring startup founder, you might have heard about how Larry Page and Sergey Brin worked together and created Google, or how Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard cooperated and invented (well, as the name suggests) Hewlett-Packard. Maybe it is time for you to

Free Social Media Tools Your Startup Can Leverage

If you are looking for new tools to connect your newly-launched startup with potential customers, then social media is the answer. Reaching out to larger audience? Effective marketing? Cost-saving? Check. Well, is there any reason why you’re not using social media in this digitised world? Using social media as a part of the business and

5 Growth Hacks Worth Trying for Startups

Congratulations! You have just set up your own startup. Now comes the difficult part: acquiring new customers. Since startups typically do not have much budget for marketing, why don’t you try the growth hacking methods? Starting up a business is not easy. Growing and scaling it up to boost profits, is not easier either. When

Prepping Up for the Startup Job Interview

Congratulations! You have secured a job interview to work for a growing startup, you have always been yearning. Given the call, now you are just a bit closer from your dream job. The next step is, how you should prep yourself to nail the interview? You might have heard that startup offers ground-breaking culture that

What Diverts Entrepreneurs Attention and Makes Them Lose Focus?

What stands between an idea and its implementation? For most entrepreneurs, the answer will be ‘distraction’. It does not really matter if you have a great idea on mind. When you cannot focus on how to bring it to reality and keep distracted by other things, the main goals will never come true. Therefore, as

How Do Public Speaking Skills Help Boost a Start-up Career?

What makes for a great leader? If you ask this question to executives, the answer will be one: great communication skill. While innovative and exceptional way of thinking is a must-have value, every startup founder should be able to convey their ideas to a wider audience. And the only way they can do this is

How to Keep Your Startup on Top?

After long consideration, finally you decide to build your own startup. Thanks to thorough market research and smooth marketing strategy, your products or services are gaining recognition and positive feedbacks from the customer.  To meet increasing customer demands, you might have to bring in more people to join the team and move to a bigger

Singapore Startups: Here’s Where You Can Get Funding

Since 2014, Singapore envisions to be the South East Asia’s version of Silicon Valley and several attempts have been made to realise this ambitious dream. Such as constructing Block 71, to be the house of hundred startups in the country, and developing policies that support startup growth. Some big names in the industry such as

How to Pitch Yourself to Startups?

Nowadays, with the proliferation of small to large-scale startups, working for newly-established companies is increasingly appealing for many people. For young-spirited individuals who always seek for new challenges, working at a startup offers various attractive benefits which they cannot expect working in a corporate. Nonetheless, not everyone can easily adapt to a startup culture, so