Initial Startups Archive

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

Venture Capitals in Southeast Asia: What You Need to Know

  It is no secret that venture capitals boost development of startups in Southeast Asia. The region’s venture capital (VC) is an interesting sector of the Asia private equity market, and investors should think about building ties with Southeast Asian VC managers. With the expansion of the IT industry, investors are focusing more on tech-based

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

Startups in Asia to Watch Out For in 2022

A great number of startups in Asia have performed extraordinarily well in recent years, attracting the attention of global audiences. The region is well-known for its expanding layer of tech-savvy middle class and long-term economic opportunities, making the market increasingly appealing to all types of investors. Even after being battered by the COVID-19, Asia has

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

Startup Red Flags: What You Can Learn from 2021

  Working at a startup has become a growing trend among Millennials and Gen-Z for the past few years. Startups often offer youth-driven dynamics and flashy perks, but there has also been a sentiment about these new businesses emphasizing too much on the hustle culture that often leads to overworking and even depression. Is it

How Empathetic Culture Drives Startup Development

Empathy is often viewed as a form of compassion or something that makes individuals feel good about themselves rather than a means of making policies. After two years of struggling against employee burnout caused by the pandemic, empathy is becoming increasingly important in corporate culture. The fuzziness of home and work life has been one

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

How to Ace Your Startup Performance in Q4 2021

  Everyone seeks to end strong in 2021 and start 2022 on a hopeful note. As the end of the year is approaching, businesses are taking high-performance measures in a race to meet goals. Here are a few tips for your startup to ace the Q4 2021 with the greatest performance. Stay tuned and get