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

Signs You Are More Suitable For a Job than Being an Entrepreneur

 ’Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.’ — Guy Kawasaki So you have couple of great ideas awaiting to be transformed to reality. You have compiled proposals and list of investors are ready to support the dream. However, creating your own startup and leaving your currently stable job to seek a full-time entrepreneur is not as

How Do You Conduct Onboarding for New Customers?

We often hear about onboarding new hires during their initial period of joining a company, but how about onboarding customers? Is it really needed? Unfortunately, the answer is yes. How your team manages new clients onboarding will determine, whether they will be loyal to your product and service or choose to never come back after

Branding Mistakes You Should Totally Avoid as Marketing Person in Startup

Do you work as marketing staff in a newly-built startup? Does your startup have an engaging company brand? To avoid any misunderstanding that might occur from an ill-prepared branding strategy, how do you plan to avoid mistakes? Here are two reasons why building company brand often causes dilemma for a marketing strategist, especially for small

Rising Startups in Malaysia to look out for in your next job move – Part 3

‘Ideas are commodity. Execution of them is not.’ (Michael Dell) Graduated from college with a freshly-printed diploma on your hand, you are ready use the knowledge gained at school to real-life work environment. Only then you realise the real dilemma: which company should I go? True, working in corporate companies might provide you better salary

Rising Startups in Malaysia to look out for in your next job move – Part 2

‘You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one.’ (John Lennon) Working at startups surely does come with plenty of perks you can only imagine at corporates. A flexible, fun, and challenging work environment where you can wear sandals and T-shirts every day. And do you know the best part? Beyond all

Rising Startups in Malaysia to look out for in your next job move – Part 1

‘Startup is the new guitar. Every college kid wants one.’ (Arunabh Kumar) Admit it. You want one, too. Not only college students, startups has been catching the eyes of aspiring entrepreneurs and talents across the world. For the founders, startups provide a ‘playground’ for them to develop their gripping ideas to make an impact to

Reasons Why Nobody Wants To Fund Your Startup

You might have great ideas on mind and are ready to get started to transform them to reality. However, without sufficient resources, these ideas could remain abstract concepts, unless you initiate necessary plan of action. This is where investors have a crucial role to play in helping startup founders achieve expected business goals. However, attracting

Recruitment for Start-ups: Dos and Don’ts

So you have set on your eyes on starting a new business. You have conducted market research to understand the scalability of business products, the target customers, getting a co-founder on board, presenting proposals to prospective investors, while designing the company’s overall blueprint. What remains is the need to recruit the right people with relevant