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Team-Building Activities for Startups: Why and How

It’s almost the end of the year and everyone seems to be busier during this period. With most businesses working diligently to meet annual goals and targets, it is not an excuse to put aside employees’ wellbeing. In fact, this is the perfect time to strengthen the bond of a startup team by engaging in

Top 10 Women in Tech of Southeast Asian Startups

Southeast Asia has seen its fair share of home-grown unicorn startups. Grab, Lazada, Gojek, Traveloka, and Tokopedia, to name a few, are among major startups finding fruitful business journeys thanks to the region’s established ecosystem. Interestingly, more venture capital (VC) companies and angel investors are recognizing the value of putting their investment in the region’s

How Empathetic Culture Drives Startup Development

Empathy is often viewed as a form of compassion or something that makes individuals feel good about themselves rather than a means of making policies. After two years of struggling against employee burnout caused by the pandemic, empathy is becoming increasingly important in corporate culture. The fuzziness of home and work life has been one

Why Graphic Design Matters for Your Startup Success

If you see a green round object, what’s the first brand coming to your mind?   While the answer may vary, you surely have a particular brand in mind when visual aspects are mentioned. It goes without saying that one of the most noticeable forms of visual communication is through graphic design. Having a solid

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

How Should Startups Cultivate a Culture of Social Change? 

Creating a profitable business is essential to sustain business operations. The thing is, as a startup founder, profit should not be the only thing you seek. If you are running a business with the sole aim of selling stuff and making huge profits, then you are missing the bigger picture. You should also give back

The Right Thing to Do When Poaching New Hires for Your Startup 

A good business is run by solid and skilled employees – be it startups, SMEs, or well-established corporations. No wonder, companies are in the competition to hire the best talents on the market. The challenge is that sometimes top talents are already working for a competitor. So how does a startup fight for these best

PASSION: The Prerequisites of Being Successful Entrepreneur 

Setting up a business and being your own boss has become some kind of a trend nowadays. While many think that this is the best and fastest way to be financially independent and personally fulfilled, it is not easy for such a dream to come alive. People might think that setting up a business is

Here’s What Startups Should Do before Going Remote

The boom of remote working has made more people aspire to work in a company that supports work-life balance. 65 percent of FlexJobs survey respondents reported wanting to be full-time remote employees post-pandemic, and 31 percent wanted a hybrid remote work environment.  When asked the reason why they prefer remote jobs, 27 percent of workers

How to Prioritise Social Responsibility in Your Developing Startup 

Having Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives in a startup is essential to seal trust and build relationships with customers and investors. As great as it is, prioritising CSR in a startup also comes with various challenges.  To illustrate, one of the biggest challenges startups face is getting off the ground. Startups need to ensure their