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Startup Story: Warung Pintar

Southeast Asia (SEA) is home to some of the most notable unicorns. While the region is known for its exquisite tourist attractions, its startup ecosystem is gaining momentum in attracting international investors. Indonesia, the biggest and most populous country in SEA, is slowly becoming the next internet economy in the region due to its rapid

Benefits of Campus Hiring for Startups

Startup is often pictured as a team full of young people, Millennials and Gen-Z. They are deemed as the representation of fresh ideas, enthusiastic youths eager to develop with the newly-built startups. With a young-driven image, startups often hire their talents through campus hiring. If you’re a founder looking to conduct your first campus hiring,

Startup Story: Carsome Malaysia

Introduced in 2015, Carsome was a new kid on the block in Malaysia’s startup community. Since then, it consistently grew into one of the largest integrated car e-commerce platforms in Southeast Asia. Being the first of its kind, Carsome acknowledges the need for such a single systematic platform for transparency and convenience, as well as

Woman in Startup: TernakUang’s CPO Felicia Putri Tjiasaka

Startups are said to be the agent of change; what may not work in established corporations may work better in startups. Among these things is the role of women in C-level positions, which remains a rare sight in big organizations. Startups, on the other hand, see no harm in having women to lead the company.

What do Millennials and Gen Z Expect from Businesses in 2022?

Different generations have different needs and expectations for the business they are looking to work for. With the pandemic completely changing the business landscape for many, how has this global crisis affected what Millennials and Gen Z expect from businesses in 2022?   Brief Look into Millennial and Gen Z Dynamic This year’s survey by

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