Startup Archive

Reasons Why Nobody Wants To Fund Your Startup

You might have great ideas on mind and are ready to get started to transform them to reality. However, without sufficient resources, these ideas could remain abstract concepts, unless you initiate necessary plan of action. This is where investors have a crucial role to play in helping startup founders achieve expected business goals. However, attracting

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

Do Startups Need HR?

Do new growing startups need HR department within their organisation? What are the HR functions required by startups? Why do startups need HR? For startup founders, it needs careful consideration to determine whether their new business requires HR professionals to aid employment and human capital efforts. On one hand, hiring HR professional means investing money

3 WAYS DIGITAL MARKETING STRATEGY CAN TURN YOUR BUSINESS AROUND

As the saying by Stephen Richards goes, “to get something different, you must do something different”. Sometimes, all you have to do is to try out something in a different way. Imagine you are in a shop and there are 10 people inside. 9 of them just have a quick look and immediately leave the

Looking For A Co-Founder? Make Sure They Have These Qualities!

A co-founder can be the determining factor for your startup success. Just like finding a soulmate, your co-founder must be one who can fit well with you, has the same visions and willing to do anything for the sake achieving the common goals. Two heads are always better than one! Especially when the startup has

What You Need To Know If You Are Planning For A Startup Career

Careers in Startups are magnetically attractive, with all the cool perks, benefits and the flexible environment. Even more so when you have worked for corporate companies with strict rules and work environment. As Startups are still growing, working in startups might surprise you with some unexpected things and conditions. Some of them are successful, but

Top 5 Behaviours Entrepreneurs Should Avoid

In continuance to  the article about ‘5 Traits Every Successful Startup Founder Has (and You Should Too)‘, it is of most importance we also list out the negative. Here are 5 Behaviours exhibited by entrepreneurs that could result in the failure of their startups which you should know and avoid at all cost! Not Planning

Attracting Potential Investors for Your Startup

Investors can help startups be financially stronger. Far more than that, they also can be your partners to help in making insightful decisions, even assist the day-to-day operations for your startup. Moreover, if your investors have the knowledge and adequate experience related to your startup field, they can provide valuable consultation, suggestions and be the

3-Star Startup Menu for Accelerator Success

There were 2 significant events that happened in Singapore during July 2016. One is the Demo Day of Startupbootcamp FinTech Singapore where we celebrate the end of our 3 months long startup accelerator programme. The other is the long awaited Michelin Guide Singapore where Michelin Stars will be anointed to restaurants in Singapore for the first time. Yes, I’m

Why Your Startup One-Liner Might Kill You

Let’s start with a pretty open secret in consumer behaviour. It takes the average human only 7 seconds to make a decision on whether they are interested in something or not. So the pressure is on to nail your startup one-liner. The one-liner is nothing more than the hook for potential customers, investors, partners or hires to