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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

Is It Difficult to be On Top? 17 Inspirational Startup Quotes to Refuel Your Energy

Life is full of ups and downs – In order to shine in your precious life, first you often have to go through difficult times because you realise that life is not a straight line. You might face a lot of failures and when you seek help, many will say “just go and do your

6 Things Startups Need that Could be More Valuable than Money

According to Chorn, a business without funding source will flounder under weight of its own debt. It comes as no surprise that financial support serves as key fuel in which business can run smoothly. Meanwhile, Gaeu categorised funding as two things: 1) It is needed to improve products, services, and technologies; and 2) It is

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

Push and Pull Marketing — The Benefits and Drawbacks for Your Business

In today’s era of technology, there are good chances that most business owners are relying on digital marketing to advertise their products such as using Facebook ads, Google AdWords, Instagram ads, and suchlike. Within digital marketing, there are two types of strategies commonly used in the business: Push and Pull marketing. What is push and

Guide to be an Effective Human Resource Manager at Startup

As a newly-built company that needs to move fast in facing the challenges to keep the business on track, cultivating a culture that engages all team members is a must-have startup strategy to identify your brand. That being said, it is crucial to have experienced human resource (HR) manager on board who is capable to

Startup Rollercoaster Ride: 8 Lifehacks for Founders to Stay Sane

Let’s face it: reality could be very different from expectation. Back then, when you decided to quit your 9-to-5 job and become a full-time entrepreneur, you might be thinking that being your own boss means you can set your own working hours and schedules to live up a more relaxed and flexible life. But as

Do the Trick: 5 Tips to Craft a Killer Elevator Pitch for Startup Founders

Success is where preparation and opportunity meet – Bobby Unser Once time, you get the opportunity to attend a startup meetup that brings together many prominent people in the business world. Now try to imagine a scenario where you suddenly come across an angel investor within two short minutes on the elevator during your walk

4 Things VCs Look for When Funding Startups

So you are determined to be a full-time entrepreneur. You have a groundbreaking idea in mind to develop your first product or service, design a business model, and even come up with a catchy tagline for your newly born startup. The whole plan seems to be perfect, but then the critical question hits you: where