Startup Archive

8 Unconventional Ways to Raise Funding for Your Startup

Great business ideas? Check. Product prototype? Check. Potential customers? Check. Strategic business plans? Check. Money to actually launch the startup? Err… hold on. Do you find the scenario above very relatable with your current situation? Despite having compiled and sent your startup funding proposals to numerous prospective investors, it seems that luck is not on

To Break New Ground: 6 Signs You’re Ready to Deploy Your Own Startup

You have brilliant ideas for a new business plan on something you have always been passionate about. After considering all the possibilities and challenges you might have to face in the future, finally you decide to leave your day job and swerve your way into a full-time entrepreneur. From managing financial plan, designing the product

Tips to Get Media Coverage for Your Startup

Every startup founder will agree that one of the biggest challenges in building a startup is how to promote the business itself. Founders might allocate some budget and try introducing the business by using massive advertisement as part of their marketing strategy. However, it is not enough to boost your startup’s visibility. If you face

4 Reasons Why You Should Set Up Internship Program in Your Startup

Here’s the case: your new startup is working on an important project from a prominent client and you need to get everything done within the proposed timeline. The problem lies in the fact that your startup is running on a tight budget, which makes it difficult for you to hire an additional staff. Have you

Make a Real Change: Get Onboard in a Fast-Growing Start-up

Have you always been passionate in making real impact for the greater good? If you find yourself nodding in agreement, then working at startup should be your next call. If you are young-spirited talent with strong entrepreneurial zest, startups are looking for ardent individuals like you to grow and tend the unicorn. In a small

Top 5 Keys to Build a Winning Startup Team

When you just take the first step of an entrepreneurial journey and set up your own startup, you might be able to take care of everything by yourself. However, as your business keeps growing and the demand for your product or service increases, you will need to extend your team and bring in new faces

Should Startups Opt for Co-working Spaces? Pros and Cons

Along with the rise in gig economy, the idea of sharing offices with strangers is no longer a remote concept. Owing to expensive prices and limited real estate to rent as office, it becomes easier to find co-working spaces in many urban areas. While co-working space is widely-known as the place where independent employees get

Things You Shouldn’t Do When Negotiating a Startup Job Offer

After rounds of strenuous tests and interviews, the hiring manager calls you back with a good news: “You are selected for the job role and we are sending across the job offer letter.” Finally you take a deep breath, feeling relieved, gratified and this moment does call in for a celebration, but wait! Just before

How to Keep Your Startup on Top?

After long consideration, finally you decide to build your own startup. Thanks to thorough market research and smooth marketing strategy, your products or services are gaining recognition and positive feedbacks from the customer.  To meet increasing customer demands, you might have to bring in more people to join the team and move to a bigger

Signs You Are More Suitable For a Job than Being an Entrepreneur

 ‘Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.’ — Guy Kawasaki So you have couple of great ideas awaiting to be transformed to reality. You have compiled proposals and list of investors are ready to support the dream. However, creating your own startup and leaving your currently stable job to seek a full-time entrepreneur is not as