Startup Archive

4 Useful Tips to Create a Great Investor Pitch

Every startup founder seeking funding must be wondering, how to ‘wow’ potential investors?  Tech startups in Southeast Asia remain strong during the pandemic, report shows. As the startup environment evidences rapid growth, the competition climate is inevitably rising too. Many founders initially fund their business projects with their personal savings or loans. But when the

How to Strengthen Cultural Values of Your Startup

Every startup has their own cultural value and it makes perfect sense if you want your startup’s positive values to show. What appears and the public sees outside, is practically the reflection of the values inside. Public impression about an organization depends on how its employees believe and implement the company’s cultural values on a

Excel Your Career in Startup with These Analytical Skills

Curious about how to excel your career in the startup industry? Long story short, the key is mastering analytical skills.  Analytical skills are the capacity to gather and evaluate information, solve problems, and think critically. Some examples of essential analytical skills include communication, creativity, critical thinking, data analysis, and research. These skills can assist you

Three Startup Mistakes to Avoid for Aspiring Entrepreneur

Southeast Asia’s startup ecosystem is seeing continuous growth with every passing year. According to the SEA Startup Ecosystem 2.0 research commissioned by Singapore-based VC firm Golden Gate Ventures, funding for tech startups in the region has increased 50 times from US$130 million in 2010 to US$7.7 billion in 2020. The proliferation of startups fuels a

Startup Checklist: What You Need to Know Before Joining a Startup

Article first appeared at HR in Asia As a fresh graduate looking to enter the world of work, you are faced with a classic job-search duel between corporate and startup. You might have heard the basic characteristics of each organization type. If a well-established company is like a fully furnished house, then a newly-born startup

Does Startup Founder Need to be Tech-Savvy?

In today’s fast-paced tech-savvy corporate world, it is natural for tech-savvy people to have an edge over other entrepreneurs because it gives them the power of visualizing what will work more effectively and what will not. Not only that, people with tech know-how possess the understanding of how to broaden the sales and marketing horizon with the

5 Key Success to Customer Experience 

When it comes to digital experience business and digital marketing, the only constant is change. In 2019, expectations for personalized interactions soar as more brands use technology to put customers at the heart of their digital offering. But what are the challenges for 2020?   To help realize your startup digital vision and improve customer experience

The Most In-Demand Job for Startups Job Seekers 

LinkedIn survey on job postings showed that employers are prioritising hiring a board mix of roles, from frontline jobs now recognised as essential to operational roles that can help bring businesses back on track. The demand for drivers, cooks, and nurses is surging, while roles like salesperson and software engineer have continued to stay in

How to Get Customer’s Attention to Actually Buy a Product 

The percentage of consumers who conduct online shopping weekly has risen frequently year-over-year. Smartphones become the first go-to technology for this activity. As consumers are familiar with and trust digital technology more than ever, they are going online not only to purchase products but also try other services, such as consulting experts or doing an

Perks & Perils for Startup when Collaborating with Giant Company

Enrica Sighinolfi, the co-founder of Opportunity Network, said that partnership between incumbent players and startups is the way the Fourth Industrial Revolution will be sustainable in the long term. Startup business models could add value to existing players without necessarily disrupting them, while big companies could benefit in terms of helping corporates to enter and