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5 Useful Advices for New Student-Run Startup

Do you know Jeff Nobbs? He is a student-turns-to-be-startup-founder who builds Extrabux. He founded Extrabux during his student life at the University of Southern California in 2006. He and his co-founder, Noah Auerhahn, worked on project while they were still in school. After two years in junior year, they submitted Extrabux to USC business plan

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

3 Signs You are Your Own Business Enemy

One of the main purposes of starting a business is to build relations and gain profits from one party and another. That being said, a good business is not a one-man show as it cannot be managed by only one person. Business partners, in this case, play an important role in ensuring that the business