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Perks & Perils for Startup when Collaborating with Giant Company

Enrica Sighinolfi, the co-founder of Opportunity Network, said that partnership between incumbent players and startups is the way the Fourth Industrial Revolution will be sustainable in the long term. Startup business models could add value to existing players without necessarily disrupting them, while big companies could benefit in terms of helping corporates to enter and

9 Main Characteristics of Successful Startup Businesses 

There are many growth and performance-related indicators that help to distinguish if your business idea and its execution plan can be considered as a well-run startup. Here are the most common characteristics of successful startup business are written as follows: High growth potential  As a founder, your business idea might be based on a shaky

Startup vs. SME: Which One Do You Want to Build? 

Setting up and developing a startup venture can be very different than running a traditional small or medium-sized enterprise (SME). The main difference of both, according to Johanna Puhtila, can be indicated as follows:  Growth and scalability Startups are different from traditional businesses primarily because they are designed to grow fast. By design, this means

11 Fatal Mistakes that Kill Early-Stage Startups 

Achieving success in business is every entrepreneur’s dream. The road to business victory, however, is full of strains and troubles from the inside and outside forces. If you are one of those who are currently struggling with starting up a business project, make sure you do not fall into these fatal mistakes. 1- Wrong co-founder 

5 Awakening Podcast & Youtube Channels for Entrepreneurs 

There is no doubt that a crisis creates hardships for startups and small businesses. However, crises can also create new opportunities for those who are open to innovative ideas. Are you the one? If you need more inspiration and awakening motivations, here are some podcasts and YouTube channels worth listening to.  Think Media  Think Media

Data Analysts: 4 Top Skills to Master

In the modern world, companies are realising the value of data-driven business and are in need of talents who can provide insight into collective data information. BHEF research found that business executives prefer job candidates with data skills. Meanwhile, the demand for analysts is expected to reach 2.72 million and growing as the world becomes

What Job Seekers Should Prepare to Work in a Startup?

An increasing number of jobseekers are expressing interest in working for startups, according to a CareerBuilder survey. In 2018, about 69 percent of respondents are keen to work in startup environments – this number is up from 59 percent in 2016 and 68 percent in 2017. Among the most common reasons for the preference to

Where Can You Find a Business Idea? 

There are approximately 400 million entrepreneurs in the world, with an estimate of 550,000 people starting a new business every month. If you want to be among these aspiring leaders, make sure you have this one thing: ideas. The problem is, how do you find an out-of-the-box business idea that is unique and scalable?  The

The Pros and Cons of Taking Startup Remote Jobs  

Startups are widely-known for offering its employees flexible work schedules and remote working options, thus providing better work-life balance. World Economic Forum review suggested that one of the biggest drivers of business industry transformation is to offer remote or telecommuting work option. While startups might not have the advantage of offering excellent perks and packages

EdTech Helps Solve Education Gaps in Asia

Education is always needed to ensure the development of a country. No wonder, many governments are investing greatly in education. Governments are expecting and wanting to ensure that their people are literate and hold a certain level of knowledge about the world. Not only that, education also helps raise self-esteem and further opportunities for independent