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HR for Startups: 5 Challenges and How to Overcome Them

For small-size companies with a relatively small number of employees like startups, hiring HR professionals might be the last thing on their priority list. The truth is, employers of all sizes have human resources challenges in efficiently managing their workforces and maintaining compliance with what might seem like an endless number of labor rules. Typically

4 Useful Tips to Create a Great Investor Pitch

Every startup founder seeking funding must be wondering, how to ‘wow’ potential investors?  Tech startups in Southeast Asia remain strong during the pandemic, report shows. As the startup environment evidences rapid growth, the competition climate is inevitably rising too. Many founders initially fund their business projects with their personal savings or loans. But when the

How to Strengthen Cultural Values of Your Startup

Every startup has their own cultural value and it makes perfect sense if you want your startup’s positive values to show. What appears and the public sees outside, is practically the reflection of the values inside. Public impression about an organization depends on how its employees believe and implement the company’s cultural values on a

University, Incubators, and Accelerators: Key Supporters of Startup Businesses 

The most relevant supporting organisations for early-stage startups, according to Spring Board’s Startup Manual Guide, are universities, business incubators and business accelerators. These organisations can provide several assistance, starting from providing a set of business support services, such as mentorship and consulting services, to helping own offices, R&D centers and makers laboratories for startup entrepreneurs.

3 Questions to Answer Before Hiring People at Your Startup

Finding the right people to help your small business achieve success is no easy feat. The truth is, most people are only searching for just a job – and to be exact, for the money. They hope to secure one stable job and perhaps not to be more involved in the company’s success. Yet, every

How to Prevent Startup from Collapsing 

Startup is a unique business because not many people can build a successful business from scratch. It is also unique because it has two main characteristics – growth and innovation. Growth because a startup has the potential to grow exponent rather than linearly and is scalable, while innovation because a startup is testing assumptions that

What Do Startup Founders Need to Stay FOCUS?

Being a founder isn’t only about leading a team. Oftentimes, a founder who also is a CEO needs to be the marketing specialist, project manager, decision maker, fund manager, or all of these at once. Keeping up with these schedules can affect your physical and emotional wellbeing – that said, being a founder should always

5 Key Success to Customer Experience 

When it comes to digital experience business and digital marketing, the only constant is change. In 2019, expectations for personalized interactions soar as more brands use technology to put customers at the heart of their digital offering. But what are the challenges for 2020?   To help realize your startup digital vision and improve customer experience

How to Get Customer’s Attention to Actually Buy a Product 

The percentage of consumers who conduct online shopping weekly has risen frequently year-over-year. Smartphones become the first go-to technology for this activity. As consumers are familiar with and trust digital technology more than ever, they are going online not only to purchase products but also try other services, such as consulting experts or doing an

Essential Areas a Startup Must Focus On

The article first appeared on HR in Asia. No one starts a business with the intention of not growing in workforce size, revenue, market value, and client base. Every founder has a vision to build a successful brand and scale to the highest point possible. However, this will remain a dream if you fail to start right