Startup Archive

How Startups Can Stay Ahead of Competitors

Running a startup in 2022 is challenging; while your projects may have great potential for growth, you must foster innovation and stay ahead of competitors to thrive. Some resilient startups have successfully proven their worth and acquired funding from venture capitals, while many others are still struggling financially and seeking stability. As more startups emerge

What Makes a Good Startup Hire?

For many startups, hiring the right employees plays a major part for their business. After all, working for a startup is vastly different from an established company. Unlike the latter, startup business does not have steady process and defined operations. Most of the time, startups even have to bootstrap and overcome all the difficult hurdles

Venture Capitals in Southeast Asia: What You Need to Know

  It is no secret that venture capitals boost development of startups in Southeast Asia. The region’s venture capital (VC) is an interesting sector of the Asia private equity market, and investors should think about building ties with Southeast Asian VC managers. With the expansion of the IT industry, investors are focusing more on tech-based

Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Make That Career Switch

Several years along the lines, you might start to feel your current job is not the right call. Maybe you finally achieve your goal but the sense of fulfillment you expect never comes, or maybe you feel the goal is never meant for you after all. Whichever it is, the matter of switching careers is

Overcoming the Struggles of Being a Young Entrepreneur

“Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain When you are young or just starting out

Startup Story: Warung Pintar

Southeast Asia (SEA) is home to some of the most notable unicorns. While the region is known for its exquisite tourist attractions, its startup ecosystem is gaining momentum in attracting international investors. Indonesia, the biggest and most populous country in SEA, is slowly becoming the next internet economy in the region due to its rapid

Keeping Your Startup Alive: Track these Metrics!

Running a startup is a tricky business. First thing first, startups often rely heavily on investors and venture capitalists to provide them with resources. This means you need to carefully track your growth so that they could trust your business model and hopefully keep supporting your cause. Secondly, oftentimes startups have limited budgets which beg

Benefits of Campus Hiring for Startups

Startup is often pictured as a team full of young people, Millennials and Gen-Z. They are deemed as the representation of fresh ideas, enthusiastic youths eager to develop with the newly-built startups. With a young-driven image, startups often hire their talents through campus hiring. If you’re a founder looking to conduct your first campus hiring,

A Cheat Sheet on Networking in the Startup World

Most often than not, the only way to get the dream job in startups is to nurture one’s networking. As the job market gets more and more competitive, the skills that come with expanding networking become more crucial now than ever. As a matter, a study found that 122 million people received an interview invitation

6 Steps to Be Super Efficient

We all know that one person who seems to be getting everything done far before the deadline. Whether it is a friend, a colleague or even a member of your own family, these types of people often leave us wondering if they ever stop working given how fast they are delivering tasks. However, did you