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Vietnam’s e-Commerce Sectors Continuously Increase in 2019

According to National Financial Supervision Committee (NFSC) as cited in Vietnam News, gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate in Vietnam is likely to reach a decade high in 2018 and maintain its pace in the following years. The growth rate is higher than set target of 6,7. Trương Văn Phước, NFSC’s acting chairman of the

Investing to the Most Potential Cities in Indonesia

According to Bridget Casey, president and CEO of Money After Graduation, “Investing is essential to good money management because it ensures both present and future financial security.” Money generated from your investments can ensure a long-term financial security. Not only is investments important for an individual, business should also make the most out of their

How Technology Has Impacted Entrepreneurship

American Express reported that technology has led to major changes in the way businesses operate. Social media, virtual office, and cloud computing are a few examples of innovations born in the modern era of digital technology. Big data, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and advanced analytics applications are key drivers of innovation that have been changing the

Don’t Burn the Cash: How to Manage Your Startup Finance

In a modern business landscape, fundraising act as a major constituent to support startup growth and so, there are many ways to get funding. Besides helping newly-built business grow, funding also helps startup achieve financial objectives, removes glitches along the way, matches business standards and high level competition, as well as stays competitive in the

6 Ways to Get Funding for Your Early-Stage Startup

An out-of-the-box idea, strong determination and high-performing team are essential receipts in building a successful startup. However, these are not enough to ensure your business running smoothly without stable financial support. Money, above all, is often a prerequisite. According to Business Psychology, money in early startup is a lagging indicator of business success. It is

3 Most Tried and Failed Business Ideas

Evan Williams, former CEO of Twitter, has a tough story behind his success. Before running Twitter, Evan was building a podcasting platform called Odeo. However, the project didn’t take off because Apple announced the podcast section in iTunes store at the same time. Unable to compete with the rival, Odeo was folded shortly afterward. James

The Difference between Entrepreneur and Businessman

Do you want to be an entrepreneur, or a businessman? What differs between them, anyway? Oftentimes, people use these two terms interchangeably as they have similar meanings.  In fact, there is a slight difference between both. Before further discussion, let’s take a look at the table below. Table taken from https://keydifferences.com In the table above,