Startup Tips Archive

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

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

Do Startups Need HR?

Do new growing startups need HR department within their organisation? What are the HR functions required by startups? Why do startups need HR? For startup founders, it needs careful consideration to determine whether their new business requires HR professionals to aid employment and human capital efforts. On one hand, hiring HR professional means investing money

Attending a Startup Career Fair? Here’s Some Great Tips!

In an era defined by online and wireless technologies, attending a live career fair might sound like a boring and an obsolete idea. Why should you bother spending time to jostle with everyone when you can find a job without budging off your seat, right at your fingertips on the computer? Well the truth is,

Start Your Day at Work the Right Way with These Habits

In average, people in Asia Pacific spend more than six hours or a quarter of their day at work. Employees are expected to keep their attentiveness on the same level from the start until the end of the day. Starting the day right is important as it could determine your productivity and efficiency level for