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5 Useful Advices for New Student-Run Startup

Do you know Jeff Nobbs? He is a student-turns-to-be-startup-founder who builds Extrabux. He founded Extrabux during his student life at the University of Southern California in 2006. He and his co-founder, Noah Auerhahn, worked on project while they were still in school. After two years in junior year, they submitted Extrabux to USC business plan

6 Things Startups Need that Could be More Valuable than Money

According to Chorn, a business without funding source will flounder under weight of its own debt. It comes as no surprise that financial support serves as key fuel in which business can run smoothly. Meanwhile, Gaeu categorised funding as two things: 1) It is needed to improve products, services, and technologies; and 2) It is

6 Ways to Get Funding for Your Early-Stage Startup

An out-of-the-box idea, strong determination and high-performing team are essential receipts in building a successful startup. However, these are not enough to ensure your business running smoothly without stable financial support. Money, above all, is often a prerequisite. According to Business Psychology, money in early startup is a lagging indicator of business success. It is

Bored with Business Routine? 10 Ways to Stay Creative and Keep Going

Let’s face it: having routine could be boring. Waking up in the morning, arranging schedule for the day, going to work, meeting clients, discussing business plans with partners, doing these activities over and over can be tiresome at some point. Heather Lench said to BBC that, “Boredom stops us ploughing the same old furrow and

Age is Just a Number: Lessons from Successful Late Bloomers

Have you heard about a company called CoderBunnyz? It is a company producing cool board game that let kids learn how to code from a young age. The fascinating fact does not lie only on the company’s mission itself, but also its founder. CoderBunnyz is founded by a 10 year old girl named Samaira Mehta.

Push and Pull Marketing — The Benefits and Drawbacks for Your Business

In today’s era of technology, there are good chances that most business owners are relying on digital marketing to advertise their products such as using Facebook ads, Google AdWords, Instagram ads, and suchlike. Within digital marketing, there are two types of strategies commonly used in the business: Push and Pull marketing. What is push and

Want to Start a Business? Watch Out for These 6 Common Mistakes!

Aspiring to be your own boss and create your own business is awesome, especially because people need to develop and prove themselves from time to time. While being an employee for life is not a bad thing, you should look further to the future. Imagine having your own startup. You can get more privileges you

4 Things to Consider Before Launching Your Mobile App

Today, technology has transformed many aspects of life and business landscape is not an exception. Thirty years ago, the idea of creating and building an online platform to do business was almost unheard of. But nowadays, myriad of newly-born startups are competing to develop the best softwares, mobile apps, and websites offering distinctive features and

Guide to be an Effective Human Resource Manager at Startup

As a newly-built company that needs to move fast in facing the challenges to keep the business on track, cultivating a culture that engages all team members is a must-have startup strategy to identify your brand. That being said, it is crucial to have experienced human resource (HR) manager on board who is capable to

How to Launch Startup Before Graduation: Mark Zuckerberg’s Way

Young, energetic and full of crazy ideas. These words probably best describe the characteristics of a college student. Some students can do really well in college, get excellent grades, stand out in every class, as well as pass all exams perfectly. But for some others, it is not enough to be good only academically. They