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Perks & Perils for Startup when Collaborating with Giant Company

Enrica Sighinolfi, the co-founder of Opportunity Network, said that partnership between incumbent players and startups is the way the Fourth Industrial Revolution will be sustainable in the long term. Startup business models could add value to existing players without necessarily disrupting them, while big companies could benefit in terms of helping corporates to enter and

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

Startup vs. SME: Which One Do You Want to Build? 

Setting up and developing a startup venture can be very different than running a traditional small or medium-sized enterprise (SME). The main difference of both, according to Johanna Puhtila, can be indicated as follows:  Growth and scalability Startups are different from traditional businesses primarily because they are designed to grow fast. By design, this means

Startup Growth Stages Every Entrepreneur Should Understand  

Just like a human’s life cycle, all businesses also go through a certain life cycle that influences growth. There are four stages of a startup as they develop. Each stage requires a different timeline, method and strategy, as well as struggle. As a founder, knowing where you are in your startup journey can help manage

Data Analysts: 4 Top Skills to Master

In the modern world, companies are realising the value of data-driven business and are in need of talents who can provide insight into collective data information. BHEF research found that business executives prefer job candidates with data skills. Meanwhile, the demand for analysts is expected to reach 2.72 million and growing as the world becomes

What Job Seekers Should Prepare to Work in a Startup?

An increasing number of jobseekers are expressing interest in working for startups, according to a CareerBuilder survey. In 2018, about 69 percent of respondents are keen to work in startup environments – this number is up from 59 percent in 2016 and 68 percent in 2017. Among the most common reasons for the preference to

Innovative Business Ideas and How to Succeed in It

When you want to start your new business, “innovative idea” that can compete in business market is a crucial thing you should have. But how do you find plausible, innovative ideas that can be turned into profitable business opportunities? According to IE University Insights, while groundbreaking ideas might be hard to find, there are still

7 Vital KPIs Ecommerce Marketer Should Monitor on Daily Basis

According to Investopedia, KPI (Key Performance Indicator) is a set of quantifiable measures that a company or industry uses to gauge and compare performance in terms of meeting their strategic and operational goals. AdAge mentioned that 93 percent CMOs are under more pressure to deliver a better ROI. Yet, if marketers do not understand marketing

Bored with Business Routine? 10 Ways to Stay Creative and Keep Going

Let’s face it: having routine could be boring. Waking up in the morning, arranging schedule for the day, going to work, meeting clients, discussing business plans with partners, doing these activities over and over can be tiresome at some point. Heather Lench said to BBC that, “Boredom stops us ploughing the same old furrow and

Psychology Today: Do Introverts Have a Chance to Build a Business?

What comes to your mind when hearing the word ‘introvert’? Chances are, you will think about silent, shy, and awkward individual who prefers to spend time alone instead of socialising with others. While extroverts tend to be liked and popular among others, it might seem that introverts are ignored or even underestimated in social situation