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4 Things VCs Look for When Funding Startups

So you are determined to be a full-time entrepreneur. You have a groundbreaking idea in mind to develop your first product or service, design a business model, and even come up with a catchy tagline for your newly born startup. The whole plan seems to be perfect, but then the critical question hits you: where

A Startup Going Bankrupt: Why Does It Happen?

Startup is the new word creating buzz all around the professional arena today. With a multitude of startup founders already running from pole to pole, just to find enough capital for their budding enterprises, immense competition has grown in similar fields. This left aside, investors have also burgeoned in number with most of them finding

4 Warning Signs of Bad Investors

Most startup founders take any investor to help them run the business. Indeed, raising money is a difficult task for early-stage startups. Thus, whenever money is offered, it is our nature to accept it. However, you should always be careful. In business, nobody is genuinely nice. Your angel today may turn to be the devil

Top 3 Sites to Visit for Your Startup Funding Attempt

Everyone knows that building a startup needs a hefty stack of cash. With your startup funds running low, there is no other choice than looking for funding for your startup. From angel investor to crowdfunding, there are plenty options you can consider. Hence, startup founders are more lucky with a myriad of supports for startups

Angel investor: Singapore must liberalize talent inflow and maintain open, balanced immigration policy

To describe Ben Chew as a busy man is an understatement. The co-founder of Startup Jobs Asia and current managing director of Strategia Ventures has a broad spectrum of business interests: he’s a business owner, entrepreneur, and angel investor. A graduate of Ngee Ann Polytechnic with a diploma in electronic and computer engineering, Ben is also a Chartered Certified Accountant and

Angel Investor With HR Background Launches StartUpJobs In Singapore To Solve Manpower Woes

After getting seed or venture funding, one of a startup’s first actions is to hire a team. However, good talent with high risk profiles are hard to come by. Getting the word out to the right people could be part of the solution. That’s where StartUpJobs comes in. Created by Ben Chew, an angel investor and entrepreneur