startup founder Archive

5 Traits Every Successful Startup Founder Has (and You Should Too)

Everybody knows that there is no coincidence ‘luck’ in the world, especially in business. Luck is a result of hard work and dedications that lead someone to be successful. Regardless how much capital you have, the way you lead your startup contributes significantly to the success of your growing business. Believe it or not, every

The People You Need for Startup Success

Ever wonder who are the people you need to bring your startup on top? You may have heard that you need the thinker, the tech guy, or the mover. But, what kind of people are essential to startup success? We kept telling “people” here because startup success or failure depends on the team. Even though

5 Steps to Build the Right Personal Brand for a Startup Founder

Recent years, we have heard a few successful and popular startup founders. Many people care about the way they dressed, background stories, and even private lives. No wonder, you probably have watched one or two movies about famous startup founders! Now, we have to agree that a well-known startup founder affects the startup success. Those

How to Trigger Your Startup to be Innovative

What are the requirements of stand-out startups? Most of them are innovative enough to catch people’s attention. Luckily, even early-stage startups can be innovative. Uber and Tesla might be the example of sexy startups which offers innovation for its consumers. They are the kind of startups that make into headlines. Disrupt. It is a word

4 Beneficial Networking Tips Only for Startup People

Who is still taking networking for granted these days? In fact, networking is even more crucial for early stage startups. Nobody have heard about your startup, so that you need to spread the word by yourself on many networking occasions! To help your startup grow bigger, networking is one of the main thing for the

4 Startup Co-Founder ‘Dating’ Sites to Try

Every startup founder understands that they couldn’t do it all alone. They need someone, or even more people, to help them build the startup. Thus, they simply have to find co-founder(s) whom complement their skill sets. For example, if you are a business guy, then your co-founder should be more into tech things. A co-founder

Looking for Startup Advisers? Here’s the Guideline

Are you building a startup right now? Do you have at least one capable startup adviser? Beware, there are plenty of startup advisers with wrong suggestions. On the other hand, startup founders need to be nurtured by advisers. It might be your own business friend, or an expert you barely knew. Good startup advisers are

Saying I Do – What Works

Just like in ‘love department’, we want to find ‘the one’ to be our co-founder(s).  “Saying I Do” in the startup way means you could ‘marry’ someone with complementary skills and personality. Are you looking for your startup mate now? Here are the things that works: Explore your weakness As much as perfect you are,

What It Feels Like to Be a Startup Founder?

Are you a startup founder? Or someone who is trying to be one? Whoever you are, being a startup founder is the real deal. Constant tough calls and decisions will jazz up your days. It is 24/7/365 accountability. You are the one who are responsible for every cent of revenue, every dollar spent, every mistake

Common Startup Mistakes You Possibly Make

Some startups are destined to fail, and that’s mainly because they keep making the same common startup mistakes! Mistakes mostly met by young entrepreneurs and early-stage startups. Make sure you won’t making the same mistakes. Here they are: Being one-man-show You think you’re so awesome, you can do pretty much everything. Wrong. Everyone needs someone