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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

Social Media Mistakes Businesses Make in 2022

Having attractive, active social media is essential for businesses these days. In a world where everything is digital, missing out on the opportunity to reach more people does seem like a bad move. With social media, any business could advertise, contact and communicate with anyone, clients and strangers alike. The catch is that managing social

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

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

Piktochart’s Business Storytelling Tips for Startups

Started out as a DIY infographic maker, Piktochart is one of Malaysia’s giant startups established in 2011. It now has expanded its business to visual storytelling, including infographics, presentations, reports, and posters. With most users coming from the US, Piktochart’s team, currently consisting of 58 people, is responsible for more than 6 million users worldwide. 

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

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