Asia Startup Archive

How Startups Can Stay Ahead of Competitors

Running a startup in 2022 is challenging; while your projects may have great potential for growth, you must foster innovation and stay ahead of competitors to thrive. Some resilient startups have successfully proven their worth and acquired funding from venture capitals, while many others are still struggling financially and seeking stability. As more startups emerge

Venture Capitals in Southeast Asia: What You Need to Know

  It is no secret that venture capitals boost development of startups in Southeast Asia. The region’s venture capital (VC) is an interesting sector of the Asia private equity market, and investors should think about building ties with Southeast Asian VC managers. With the expansion of the IT industry, investors are focusing more on tech-based

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,

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

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