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Do The Right Things – A Guide When Your Startup Fails

There is a story of an early stage startup which goes like this: “Anton worked at a startup as a UX designer starting from 2018. He worked with 8 other people. They all are loyal to the company because they trust the CEO. They worked together for almost a year and everything seems to work

Lesson Learnt: What Do Young Entrepreneurs Do Wrongly?

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” – Mark Twain More and more small businesses are emerging in the market. A survey by Small Business Trends showed that nearly 70 percent of entrepreneurs start running their own business from home. While

Things to Remember When Starting a Business

Starting a new business project is always challenging. While you have every resources that will help you thrive in the market, obstacles will come and go along your entrepreneurship journey. There are ups and downs a founder will meet along the way. For example, you will get sleepless nights before product launch or you will

Is There Any Right Education to be a Successful Startup Founder?

When talking about education, what pops-up in your mind? Education in formal institution such as school or university courses, or other kind of informal education such as learning from someone else’s experience? Or possibly both? Whichever your answer is, all of them are right. Education is not merely a practice of writing, reading, and counting

Why Only the “Chosen” People Can be Entrepreneur?

Many of us when being asked “what you want to do in life?” will likely to give an answer such as open up a business, be my own boss, or run a startup. Or in other words, many people are aspired to be an entrepreneur. Unfortunately, not everyone is cut out for being a business

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