Asia Startup Archive

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

Outsourcing to Escalate Startup Growth: Why and How

  Achieving more by doing less; isn’t it too good to be true? For a growing startup like yours, this can be done by outsourcing. Outsourcing makes it possible to delegate some tasks, typically administrative and paper-related support, to a third-party provider so you can focus on a more strategic role. Now, if you’re wondering

Eye-Opening Employer Branding Statistics for Startups You Must Know

Establishing high-performing teams requires well-defined company branding. Startups across industries are putting their employer brand ahead in order to comprehend better how they are seen online and how that impression influences recruitment, hiring, and retention. But why is employer branding important and what are the actual proofs of this? Here are some of the most

Pitching a Press Coverage for Your Startup

Public relations (PR) is not a high priority for most startups. The truth is, however, press coverage is fundamental for early-stage business ventures. Afterall, how else are people going to find out about your fantastic product or services if they never get to know about it? For struggling startups, paying for expensive ads on the

4 Useful Tips to Create a Great Investor Pitch

Every startup founder seeking funding must be wondering, how to ‘wow’ potential investors?  Tech startups in Southeast Asia remain strong during the pandemic, report shows. As the startup environment evidences rapid growth, the competition climate is inevitably rising too. Many founders initially fund their business projects with their personal savings or loans. But when the

How to Strengthen Cultural Values of Your Startup

Every startup has their own cultural value and it makes perfect sense if you want your startup’s positive values to show. What appears and the public sees outside, is practically the reflection of the values inside. Public impression about an organization depends on how its employees believe and implement the company’s cultural values on a

What is the Perspective of Startup Hire? 

A good idea is worth nothing if there are no talents that come together to build a good product/platform and drive business thereafter. Like all other businesses, startups which are at their early stage need to grow their traction, revenue and scale their business further. The need for startup hires often comes for the main

9 Main Characteristics of Successful Startup Businesses 

There are many growth and performance-related indicators that help to distinguish if your business idea and its execution plan can be considered as a well-run startup. Here are the most common characteristics of successful startup business are written as follows: High growth potential  As a founder, your business idea might be based on a shaky

How to Rebuild Your Startup after a Natural Disaster 

From the deadliest Caribbean earthquake to Australia’s bushfires to heavy torrential rains that triggered mudslides and floods in Indonesia to storms in America’s Deep South, natural disasters have greeted us from the beginning of 2020 – which not only impacts individuals but also national economy and businesses, including startups. According to CNN Business, natural disasters