Initial Startups: Behind the Scenes Archive

HR for Startups: 5 Challenges and How to Overcome Them

For small-size companies with a relatively small number of employees like startups, hiring HR professionals might be the last thing on their priority list. The truth is, employers of all sizes have human resources challenges in efficiently managing their workforces and maintaining compliance with what might seem like an endless number of labor rules. Typically

Slack: Great Collaboration App for Your Startup

What’s the best way to make sure your employees are not slacking off at work? Use collaboration tools!  Collaboration software is a great way to ensure you’re getting the most out of your startup team. Team members can’t collaborate well if they don’t communicate well, so it is critical to rely on the best collaboration

Three Startup Mistakes to Avoid for Aspiring Entrepreneur

Southeast Asia’s startup ecosystem is seeing continuous growth with every passing year. According to the SEA Startup Ecosystem 2.0 research commissioned by Singapore-based VC firm Golden Gate Ventures, funding for tech startups in the region has increased 50 times from US$130 million in 2010 to US$7.7 billion in 2020. The proliferation of startups fuels a

Essential Areas a Startup Must Focus On

The article first appeared on HR in Asia. No one starts a business with the intention of not growing in workforce size, revenue, market value, and client base. Every founder has a vision to build a successful brand and scale to the highest point possible. However, this will remain a dream if you fail to start right

Five Hot Startup Careers that Don’t Involve Coding

You have gained enough knowledge about how a startup runs, heard about all the happy test of being part of the unicorn company, and now you have made up your mind to join one. But wait! When you are looking for available job openings in this field, all you can find are mostly tech-related skills

Launching a Startup While Working Full-time, Why Not?

As an aspiring entrepreneur, you have dozens of brilliant idea on mind, gain adequate business knowledge and skills, while gathering enough money in the hope that someday you can step out of employment and start your own startup. However, there is an ongoing dilemma whether you should leave your full-time job to grow your business

Tips to Get Media Coverage for Your Startup

Every startup founder will agree that one of the biggest challenges in building a startup is how to promote the business itself. Founders might allocate some budget and try introducing the business by using massive advertisement as part of their marketing strategy. However, it is not enough to boost your startup’s visibility. If you face

Make Headway: Things You Can Learn From the Founders to Build Your Own Startup

What is your initial plan when you join a startup team? Do you simply want to be part of the game changer in business and stay working behind the scene? Or, do you want to steal the show and be a founder of your own company someday? If the latter idea excites you, get yourself

Want to Build a Startup? Get Yourself Ready to Face These 4 Challenges!

Challenges are everywhere. As a founder, you might have dozens of brilliant ideas on your mind when starting your own business. However, turning those abstract concepts into real and valuable products is not just a piece of cake. There are times when your plans cannot be carried out smoothly because of various challenges. Be it

Supercharging Your Startup: Funding Assistance and Where to Get It

It is a well-known fact that most startups run on a shoestring budget. Lack of funding often becomes one of the biggest roadblock that thwarts success of startups. That being said, how do you back up the truck and keep your startup afloat? If you plan to start your own venture in the Lion City,