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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

The Impact of Startup on Global Economy

Startup is the world’s engine of change, especially in terms of business growth. Startups are necessary for an expansion in which an economy is needed to accommodate new jobseekers who just enter the labour force. It also helps in improving the future of technology development and growth of global economy. Not only that, startups also

StartUp Ecosystem: 3 Top Countries in Asia to Launch a Business

There are some reasons why many founders are interested in launching their business in Asia. Not only having abundance of incredibly diverse talents, Asia is also known for its rapid growth of technology and e-commerce. The region is also known as home to some fastest-growing economies in the world. Therefore, there is huge opportunity for

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