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4 Major Types of Businesses You Should Know before Launching Your Own

Are you thinking of starting your own business? If the answer is a yes, then you might want to consider the next questions: Why do you want to start a business? How will you start your business? What do you want to build? It is crucial to fully understand what motivates you to jump on

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

Want to Build a Startup? Pay Heed to These 7 Common Mistakes

Starting your own business can be rewarding and challenging at the same time. Beyond the prospect of making more money than working under someone else’s direction, having a company of your own lets you have the option of a more flexible lifestyle. As you will be in control of your business, you can arrange your

4 Strategies to Attract Potential Customers to Purchase Your Product

As a business owner, you want to make your products known to the public and get customers buy them. There is no doubt that having regular customers or repeat buyers is a great deal for young company like yours. However, running a new business is not as easy as turning the palm of the hand.

Launching a Startup While Working Full-time, Why Not?

As an aspiring entrepreneur, you have dozens of brilliant idea on mind, gain adequate business knowledge and skills, while gathering enough money in the hope that someday you can step out of employment and start your own startup. However, there is an ongoing dilemma whether you should leave your full-time job to grow your business

Make Headway: Things You Can Learn From the Founders to Build Your Own Startup

What is your initial plan when you join a startup team? Do you simply want to be part of the game changer in business and stay working behind the scene? Or, do you want to steal the show and be a founder of your own company someday? If the latter idea excites you, get yourself

What Makes a Successful Entrepreneur? Jack Ma Shared 5 Top Tips for Startup Founder

Prepare yourself to make sacrifices, build a high-functioning team, and strike early are among essential advices that Alibaba founder Jack Ma shared with aspired CEOs would-be. Speaking at the grand final of the Jumpstarter 2017 start-up competition in Hong Kong, Ma had plenty advices startup founders, drawing from his 18-year journey and experience in turning

Do the Trick: 5 Tips to Craft a Killer Elevator Pitch for Startup Founders

Success is where preparation and opportunity meet – Bobby Unser Once time, you get the opportunity to attend a startup meetup that brings together many prominent people in the business world. Now try to imagine a scenario where you suddenly come across an angel investor within two short minutes on the elevator during your walk

If You’re a Startup Then, Hire More Cautiously!

‘Hire for Attitude, Train for Skill.’ (Herb Kelleher) For young startup, hiring the right talents is the key that will guarantee your business success in the future. While the advances of technologies such as AI (artificial intelligence) and analytics are predicted to replace human roles in the workforce, it is arguably that human touch remains

Top 5 Behaviours Entrepreneurs Should Avoid

In continuance to  the article about ‘5 Traits Every Successful Startup Founder Has (and You Should Too)‘, it is of most importance we also list out the negative. Here are 5 Behaviours exhibited by entrepreneurs that could result in the failure of their startups which you should know and avoid at all cost! Not Planning