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Is Entrepreneurship the Best Way to Escape Poverty?

WHO data showed that approximately 1.2 billion people in the world live in extreme poverty with less than one dollar per day to live, resulting in an unhealthy life around the world. As mentioned by the WHO, the most common causes of poverty are lack of jobs, lack of education, and high unemployment level. These

Target Market: What to Do, Tools to Use, and How to Optimise It

Most marketers are trying to talk to everybody and while they do it, they have a difficult time to even grab attention of anybody. This is why targeting in marketing is crucial. What is target market?   Targeting in marketing is a strategy to break down a large market into smaller segments to make you concentrate

One Problem in Entrepreneurship You Might Not Aware Of

When asked about what true success is, what is the first thing coming to your mind? Most people would probably answer that being successful means you can generate a million dollars, build a company, or travel without worrying about money, right? While having a stable business can be considered a success, most people fail to

The Lonely Journey of Entrepreneurship & How to Combat It

Successful entrepreneurs are often seen to lead a comfortable and worry-free life. On social media, for example, rewarding entrepreneurs are framed with luxurious vehicles, lavish vacation, and flashy parties. While they might look happy in those pictures, do you realise that the success portrayed in the photograph and in reality is different? Through the visual

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

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

Innovative Business Ideas and How to Succeed in It

When you want to start your new business, “innovative idea” that can compete in business market is a crucial thing you should have. But how do you find plausible, innovative ideas that can be turned into profitable business opportunities? According to IE University Insights, while groundbreaking ideas might be hard to find, there are still

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

Psychology Today: Do Introverts Have a Chance to Build a Business?

What comes to your mind when hearing the word ‘introvert’? Chances are, you will think about silent, shy, and awkward individual who prefers to spend time alone instead of socialising with others. While extroverts tend to be liked and popular among others, it might seem that introverts are ignored or even underestimated in social situation