Startup Tips Archive

Covid-19: How It Affects and Reshapes the Startup Environment 

In order to survive, some have to strive As the Covid-19 outbreak raises concerns globally, small- and medium-sized businesses like startups need to rethink their strategy. The executive director of the Ryerson DMZ startup incubator, Abdullah Snobar told Financial Post that the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic is already here – and some startups will

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

5 Tips for Posting Startup Job Ads that Attract Top Talents 

It is projected that there will be 55 million job openings available in the economy through 2020, suggesting that the competition to fetch quality talents will be fiercer, especially for green startups. In order to win the battle of talent, there is one thing newly-built startup founder can do: revamping job ads strategy.  Why should

From the Most to the Least Startup-Friendly Countries  in Asia 

So you have a brilliant idea and want to develop it into a functioning business. When doing research for the project, you find that the country you’re currently living has strict rules when it comes to building a new startup. Or in another case, your business is doing well and you are looking to expand

Complete Guide to Direct to Consumer Business (D2C)

The old century indirect brand economy is slowly disappearing as consumers demand more transparent and comfortable shopping experience. IAB study revealed that for the past few years, disruption has been a constant in the media landscape. Yet, patterns are emerging that give clarity to the path forward for the digital media and advertising industry.  That

How Consumers Discover Your Brand if NOT Through Ads?

Let’s face it: not everyone likes seeing ads while surfing online. Owing to this reason, people use ad-blocker to get an ad-free browsing experience. When this increasingly becomes a trend, ad-blocking activity continues to become a key concern for business players. With consumers taking more control over their online experiences, marketers who rely heavily on

Five Recommendations of Year-End Holiday Plans from Successful Founders 

Following the “New Year, New Me” vibe, where do you usually spend your holiday?   No entrepreneur wants to fall in the same hole twice. This explains why most people who run a business will spend their holiday working harder to reform and rebuild their brands that might not flourish in the past year. However, that

How to Maximise Sales on Christmas and New Year Season 

Christmas and New Year holidays are the two most awaited time of the year for many businesses. Why? Because the festive season is when the biggest sale happen. According to Cloud Ways research, there is a whopping 246.15 percent increase in worldwide e-commerce sales during holiday seasons. Gen Z won as the highest holiday spender

How Important is Your Website’s Visual for Customers? 

It is common knowledge that our clothes, hairstyles, body language, and even smell are the first determiner in how people will treat us. But does this notion also go the same to a company website design? The answer is an obvious YES. Statistics by PARQA revealed that judgements on a company’s credibility are 75 percent

Microservice vs. Monolith: Which One is the Best to Use? 

What are microservice and monolith?  Microservice is an approach to application development in which a large application is built as a suite of modular services. It is generally used by large scale business to handle larger traffic loads. Martin Fowler advised that early startup should not even consider microservices unless you have a system that