Initial Startups Archive

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

How to Strengthen Cultural Values of Your Startup

Every startup has their own cultural value and it makes perfect sense if you want your startup’s positive values to show. What appears and the public sees outside, is practically the reflection of the values inside. Public impression about an organization depends on how its employees believe and implement the company’s cultural values on a

Three Startup Mistakes to Avoid for Aspiring Entrepreneur

Southeast Asia’s startup ecosystem is seeing continuous growth with every passing year. According to the SEA Startup Ecosystem 2.0 research commissioned by Singapore-based VC firm Golden Gate Ventures, funding for tech startups in the region has increased 50 times from US$130 million in 2010 to US$7.7 billion in 2020. The proliferation of startups fuels a

Self-Acknowledgement: 9 Books You Should Read Before Launching a Startup

More and more Millennials are interested in being their own boss and starting a business instead of working under someone else’s direction. A report released by BNP Paribas Global in 2016 found that almost two-thirds of (67 percent) respondents aged between 20 and 35 were planning to start their own businesses, compared to the slight

From Startup to Grown-Up: How to Transform It

Is your startup ready to be a “grown-up”? You started from nothing, and since then, it has become something. However, you may have heard that there are plenty of startup failures. They are simply born and gone in the wind. On the other hand, there are a few exceptional startups that appeared in the headlines.

25 Hottest Startup Jobs This Week

Don’t you think there are plenty of startups are hiring right now? As we can see, many startup founders put “we are hiring” on their LinkedIn profiles. There’s no doubt that there are plenty of startup jobs out there! Startup Jobs Asia has been crowded these days. Startups from all over the place are looking

The People You Need for Startup Success

Ever wonder who are the people you need to bring your startup on top? You may have heard that you need the thinker, the tech guy, or the mover. But, what kind of people are essential to startup success? We kept telling “people” here because startup success or failure depends on the team. Even though

A Startup Going Bankrupt: Why Does It Happen?

Startup is the new word creating buzz all around the professional arena today. With a multitude of startup founders already running from pole to pole, just to find enough capital for their budding enterprises, immense competition has grown in similar fields. This left aside, investors have also burgeoned in number with most of them finding

5 Steps to Build the Right Personal Brand for a Startup Founder

Recent years, we have heard a few successful and popular startup founders. Many people care about the way they dressed, background stories, and even private lives. No wonder, you probably have watched one or two movies about famous startup founders! Now, we have to agree that a well-known startup founder affects the startup success. Those