Startup Tips Archive

What Makes a Good Startup Hire?

What Makes a Good Startup Hire? Driving a startup towards the silver line of success is definitely a challenging task and those who can successfully deal with this challenge, overcome all the difficult hurdles, will definitely say that it’s not all about great investment or asset buying but a saga of great hiring. Just making

Talent Poaching Between Corporate and Startup

Your company, be it a corporate or startup, will be as good as its employees. This is a fact of operating a business and that is why companies are always looking to recruit the best talent. Unfortunately, sometimes, the best talent can be working at a competitor and this is where talent poaching comes in.

My Experience Interning in a Startup

Mr Lek Sinyan, a Business Development Executive at LoanGarage shares with us about his experience interning in a startup environment! Stepping into the army for 2 years made me lose touch with the working society. Furthermore, pursuing a Bachelors in Banking and Finance added the drive to be working in a finance related field. As

6 Reasons Entrepreneurship Is Not For You

Entrepreneurship is not for everyone. Let’s hear it from our Guest Blogger, Mr Seth Lui.  Does entrepreneurship seem like an appealing prospect? Have you ever dreamt about being your own boss? “Ah, if only I had my own business, I could work whenever I want to.” Sounds familiar? My name is Seth Lui and I’m a Singapore

Making the Switch – MNC to Startup

Let’s hear from Ms Annie Lee from CHOPE. Where she took the step forth and made that ‘switch’ from a MNC to a Startup.    What most if not all would hope for is a stable job that provides a stable income. Out of 10 or even 20, only perhaps 1 will make that jump

Startup Folktales: Where Small, Simple Things Work

When you see the word “startup”, what do you think of? Facebook, Google, revolution, tech? With an overwhelming amount of tech startup popping up around the globe, many are afraid that one day the bubble will burst, taking with it the dreams of millions of Bill Gates wannabes. Many young entrepreneurs have grand designs of

A Startup Guide to Effective Search Engine Optimization

One of our Guest Blogger, Mr Avtar Ram Singh, shares with us the How-To of creating effective SEO.  Gone are the days when you could stuff keywords on the footer of your page and trick Google into ranking you higher in their search engine results. While Search Engine Optimization has come a long way and

5 Things I Love About Working in a Startup

One of our Guest Blogger, Ms Khyathi, shares with us about why she loves Startups!  I started working in start-ups from the year I joined university and I have never enjoyed work more. I currently work in a Digital Marketing start-up called Happy Marketer Pte. Ltd. and I have been associated with them for almost

Social Media Hiring – What to Look Out For?

Recruitment, for many startups, is an indication of success. It shows that the company is doing well with future prospects, and is managing its first few steps at expansion. However, hiring is often a task that requires substantial time and resources, which startups companies with limited manpower do not have much to spare. This is

4 Successful Marketing Tips for Startups

Marketing is one of the most important factors that will determine the success of any business.  Carefully planned marketing strategies will ensure brand sustainability in the long run. We need to be very certain that our marketing efforts, not only will help us bring in the sales, it can also create an environment where consumers