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Tips for Building A Women-Friendly Startup

Misconduct at work comes in many forms, it could be as vague as time theft to something appalling like sexual harassment. Recent “Me Too movement” has put an emphasis on the widespread occurrence of sexual harassment, including in the workplace. Women are four times more likely to experience sexual assault on the job, no matter

Startup Pitch Competitions to Look Forward in 2022

So you just came up with a great business idea. Now, where should you showcase the idea, gain valuable feedback, and actually get a chance to secure funding? The answer will be pitch competitions.  Joining startup pitch competitions can be a powerful boost that will bring success to your business project. No matter how great

Startup Red Flags: What You Can Learn from 2021

  Working at a startup has become a growing trend among Millennials and Gen-Z for the past few years. Startups often offer youth-driven dynamics and flashy perks, but there has also been a sentiment about these new businesses emphasizing too much on the hustle culture that often leads to overworking and even depression. Is it

Vegan and Sustainable Startups That are Changing the Future

Vegan startups initially started as a niche. For the longest time, the plant-based food sector struggled to develop their business mainly because investors with vegan-adjacent ethics were hard to come by. Rather than compassionate choice and conscious consumerism, investors are naturally more drawn to business with a commercial safe net. But once considered as a

How Empathetic Culture Drives Startup Development

Empathy is often viewed as a form of compassion or something that makes individuals feel good about themselves rather than a means of making policies. After two years of struggling against employee burnout caused by the pandemic, empathy is becoming increasingly important in corporate culture. The fuzziness of home and work life has been one

What Do Successful Startups Have in Common

Have you ever wondered what sets successful startups apart from the rest? Indeed, there is no single formula for success, so the answer might not be that simple. Startup challenges and competitors differ depending on the industry and the market size. While one cannot foresee who or what we will face, we can study the

Piktochart’s Business Storytelling Tips for Startups

Started out as a DIY infographic maker, Piktochart is one of Malaysia’s giant startups established in 2011. It now has expanded its business to visual storytelling, including infographics, presentations, reports, and posters. With most users coming from the US, Piktochart’s team, currently consisting of 58 people, is responsible for more than 6 million users worldwide. 

Outsourcing to Escalate Startup Growth: Why and How

  Achieving more by doing less; isn’t it too good to be true? For a growing startup like yours, this can be done by outsourcing. Outsourcing makes it possible to delegate some tasks, typically administrative and paper-related support, to a third-party provider so you can focus on a more strategic role. Now, if you’re wondering

Indian Edtech Giant BYJU’S and Its Freemium Business Model

In June this year, Indian Edtech startup BYJU’S was named the most valued startup of India, surpassing Paytm after raising $350 million in the recent round of funding led by the UBS Group and Zoom founder, Eric Yuan, Blackstone, and others. The funds put the company at the value of $16.5 billion. Last month, BYJU’S

How to Ace Your Startup Performance in Q4 2021

  Everyone seeks to end strong in 2021 and start 2022 on a hopeful note. As the end of the year is approaching, businesses are taking high-performance measures in a race to meet goals. Here are a few tips for your startup to ace the Q4 2021 with the greatest performance. Stay tuned and get