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5 Traits Venture Capitalist Look in Founders 

Funding is one of the most vital elements every startup founder needs to pay attention to if they want to boost the business to a higher scale. However, when it comes to getting a business funded from venture capitalists, presenting cool ideas is not enough. There are certain traits venture capitalists look for in their

5 Awakening Podcast & Youtube Channels for Entrepreneurs 

There is no doubt that a crisis creates hardships for startups and small businesses. However, crises can also create new opportunities for those who are open to innovative ideas. Are you the one? If you need more inspiration and awakening motivations, here are some podcasts and YouTube channels worth listening to.  Think Media  Think Media

How Startup Can Give Back to Society During COVID-19

The current situation of COVID-19 pandemic has affected nearly all businesses, especially startups. Some thrive, while some others need to strive to make ends meet for their companies. Despite a difficult period like this, it is vital for businesses, including startups, to give back to society. Corporate social responsibility does not only belong to giant

Data Analysts: 4 Top Skills to Master

In the modern world, companies are realising the value of data-driven business and are in need of talents who can provide insight into collective data information. BHEF research found that business executives prefer job candidates with data skills. Meanwhile, the demand for analysts is expected to reach 2.72 million and growing as the world becomes

Startup Guide to Survive Against Tech Giant Corporations

As new digital technologies are constantly being introduced at ever-faster rates, there will be more opportunities to capture new markets and unseat incumbents. Startups would be much advantaged by this opportunity as they could generate fresher ideas than big companies do. However, in order to thrive in the fierce business competition, startups often have to

How to Rebuild Your Startup after a Natural Disaster 

From the deadliest Caribbean earthquake to Australia’s bushfires to heavy torrential rains that triggered mudslides and floods in Indonesia to storms in America’s Deep South, natural disasters have greeted us from the beginning of 2020 – which not only impacts individuals but also national economy and businesses, including startups. According to CNN Business, natural disasters

What Job Seekers Should Prepare to Work in a Startup?

An increasing number of jobseekers are expressing interest in working for startups, according to a CareerBuilder survey. In 2018, about 69 percent of respondents are keen to work in startup environments – this number is up from 59 percent in 2016 and 68 percent in 2017. Among the most common reasons for the preference to

From Unicorn to Zebra: Which Business Zoo Do You Belong to?

Most of us know what a unicorn is. It is a fictional creature first popularised in Western literature. More than just a fictional creature, the term unicorn now has been widely associated with the startup environment. Besides unicorns, there are 10 other animals that are related to startup. What are they? Read on… The Unicorn 

Where Can You Find a Business Idea? 

There are approximately 400 million entrepreneurs in the world, with an estimate of 550,000 people starting a new business every month. If you want to be among these aspiring leaders, make sure you have this one thing: ideas. The problem is, how do you find an out-of-the-box business idea that is unique and scalable?  The

The Pros and Cons of Taking Startup Remote Jobs  

Startups are widely-known for offering its employees flexible work schedules and remote working options, thus providing better work-life balance. World Economic Forum review suggested that one of the biggest drivers of business industry transformation is to offer remote or telecommuting work option. While startups might not have the advantage of offering excellent perks and packages