Why Graphic Design Matters for Your Startup Success

If you see a green round object, what’s the first brand coming to your mind?   While the answer may vary, you surely have a particular brand in mind when visual aspects are mentioned. It goes without saying that one of the most noticeable forms of visual communication is through graphic design. Having a solid

Piktochart’s Business Storytelling Tips for Startups

Started out as a DIY infographic maker, Piktochart is one of Malaysia’s giant startups established in 2011. It now has expanded its business to visual storytelling, including infographics, presentations, reports, and posters. With most users coming from the US, Piktochart’s team, currently consisting of 58 people, is responsible for more than 6 million users worldwide. 

Outsourcing to Escalate Startup Growth: Why and How

  Achieving more by doing less; isn’t it too good to be true? For a growing startup like yours, this can be done by outsourcing. Outsourcing makes it possible to delegate some tasks, typically administrative and paper-related support, to a third-party provider so you can focus on a more strategic role. Now, if you’re wondering

Indian Edtech Giant BYJU’S and Its Freemium Business Model

In June this year, Indian Edtech startup BYJU’S was named the most valued startup of India, surpassing Paytm after raising $350 million in the recent round of funding led by the UBS Group and Zoom founder, Eric Yuan, Blackstone, and others. The funds put the company at the value of $16.5 billion. Last month, BYJU’S

How to Ace Your Startup Performance in Q4 2021

  Everyone seeks to end strong in 2021 and start 2022 on a hopeful note. As the end of the year is approaching, businesses are taking high-performance measures in a race to meet goals. Here are a few tips for your startup to ace the Q4 2021 with the greatest performance. Stay tuned and get

Bolttech Goes Unicorn, Says It Recognizes ESG as “Profound Importance”

Bolttech becomes the next insurtech unicorn after rounding up its A series funding to US$210 million, breaching past the US$1 billion valuations. The total additional US$180 million was led by Activant Capital Group, together with other investors included Tony Fadell (principal at Future Shape), Alpha Leonis Partners, Dowling Capital Partners, B. Riley Venture Capital, and

Eye-Opening Employer Branding Statistics for Startups You Must Know

Establishing high-performing teams requires well-defined company branding. Startups across industries are putting their employer brand ahead in order to comprehend better how they are seen online and how that impression influences recruitment, hiring, and retention. But why is employer branding important and what are the actual proofs of this? Here are some of the most

Indonesia-based Fintech Startup Xendit Goes Unicorn

Fintech startup Xendit, best known for its digital payment infrastructure, recently announced its additional $150 million fund led by Tiger Global Management, rounding up its Series C funding to $1 billion. The fund is also backed by returning investors Accel, Amasia and Goat Capital, the venture firm co-founded by former Y Combinator partner Justin Kan.

How to Build a Growth Mindset as an Entrepreneur

Startups and entrepreneurship are like two sides of a coin; inseparable and one cannot exist without the other. In order to craft business success, it is fundamental to start with the right mindset. To get a better grasp, here is what you need to know on building a growth mindset as an entrepreneur.   Becoming

Pitching a Press Coverage for Your Startup

Public relations (PR) is not a high priority for most startups. The truth is, however, press coverage is fundamental for early-stage business ventures. Afterall, how else are people going to find out about your fantastic product or services if they never get to know about it? For struggling startups, paying for expensive ads on the