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Fixing the Most Common Mistakes Early-Stage Startups Make

Young vivacious talent, high-levels of energetic team, intelligent, hard-working, and ambitious grit to transform great ideas into reality – these characteristics are common in every startup founded. However, what makes aspiring startup founders lose from established leaders in the competitive race of success? The answer is one but obvious: lack of experience. While getting market

Looking Beyond the Perks: Why Should You Work for Startups?

What makes you interested in pursuing a career at a startup and getting into the groove of a #startuplife journey? When it comes to the classic battle between startups and corporate, you must have learnt some basic knowledges about the differences between both cultures. Large corporate offers you stable income, bona fide workplace, and fixed

What Diverts Entrepreneurs Attention and Makes Them Lose Focus?

What stands between an idea and its implementation? For most entrepreneurs, the answer will be ‘distraction’. It does not really matter if you have a great idea on mind. When you cannot focus on how to bring it to reality and keep distracted by other things, the main goals will never come true. Therefore, as

Recruitment for Start-ups: Dos and Don’ts

So you have set on your eyes on starting a new business. You have conducted market research to understand the scalability of business products, the target customers, getting a co-founder on board, presenting proposals to prospective investors, while designing the company’s overall blueprint. What remains is the need to recruit the right people with relevant

Overcoming an Angry Client – Startups MUST Read!

A company’s success can simply be measured by the number of satisfied clients. However, not everything can be under one’s control; issues might still occur now and then. For example, an unsatisfied client coming back to you when something went wrong relating to the product or the company’s services which he or she thought that

From Startup to Grown-Up: How to Transform It

Is your startup ready to be a “grown-up”? You started from nothing, and since then, it has become something. However, you may have heard that there are plenty of startup failures. They are simply born and gone in the wind. On the other hand, there are a few exceptional startups that appeared in the headlines.

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

A Startup Going Bankrupt: Why Does It Happen?

Startup is the new word creating buzz all around the professional arena today. With a multitude of startup founders already running from pole to pole, just to find enough capital for their budding enterprises, immense competition has grown in similar fields. This left aside, investors have also burgeoned in number with most of them finding

4 Scarce Recruiting Tips for Startups

In order to grow, every startup needs to recruit talent. However, most talents are less likely to join startups, since they believe startups require more working hours as well as lower paycheck. So, how come startups overcome recruiting? In fact, usual recruiting tips may not be working for startups, such as offering packages comparable to

4 Warning Signs of Bad Investors

Most startup founders take any investor to help them run the business. Indeed, raising money is a difficult task for early-stage startups. Thus, whenever money is offered, it is our nature to accept it. However, you should always be careful. In business, nobody is genuinely nice. Your angel today may turn to be the devil