Startup Archive

What Entices Talent to Join another Startup Competitor?

Many people feel that they are stagnating in their present job. Years of putting their back to the grindstone have not been very rewarding. Is it time to look for another job that could be more fulfilling career-wise, and more lucrative? Since there are dozens of job offers being advertised, it is not easy to

Why are Corporate Talents Leaving for Startups?

The difference between working in a well-established corporation and in a newly started and highly motivated startup is closely similar to being yourself and compromising with your dreams. It is a well-known truth that corporate jobs pay more and there are many perks attached. But, a startup provides you the true experience that any professional

What Leads to Failure of Startup?

What Leads to Failure of Startup? If you are thinking about starting your own business venture, then you will have to take some meticulous measures so that you can provide a fair initial thrust to your business. Along with your business plan, there should be a ‘plan-B’ which can be used if there is any

What Makes a Good Startup Hire?

What Makes a Good Startup Hire? Driving a startup towards the silver line of success is definitely a challenging task and those who can successfully deal with this challenge, overcome all the difficult hurdles, will definitely say that it’s not all about great investment or asset buying but a saga of great hiring. Just making

3 Reasons Why I Love Interning at a Startup

Sharlene shares about her experience interning at a Startup!   Startups have been getting a bad reputation nowadays for underpaying, overworking and mistreating their interns. However, my recently completed four-month internship experience at Tinkerbox Studios was quite the opposite. In fact, I absolutely loved my experience. I am a second-year student at Singapore University of

Thoughts on Startups

Today, we hear from Benjamin about his thoughts on startups since making that switch!  This week, we hear from a (ex)-Lecturer in a local Polytechnic whom made a switch to a Startup and it was also through Startup Jobs Asia, he was able to chance upon the opportunity to make this switch! Let’s take a look

My Experience Interning in a Startup

Mr Lek Sinyan, a Business Development Executive at LoanGarage shares with us about his experience interning in a startup environment! Stepping into the army for 2 years made me lose touch with the working society. Furthermore, pursuing a Bachelors in Banking and Finance added the drive to be working in a finance related field. As

6 Reasons Entrepreneurship Is Not For You

Entrepreneurship is not for everyone. Let’s hear it from our Guest Blogger, Mr Seth Lui.  Does entrepreneurship seem like an appealing prospect? Have you ever dreamt about being your own boss? “Ah, if only I had my own business, I could work whenever I want to.” Sounds familiar? My name is Seth Lui and I’m a Singapore

Making the Switch – MNC to Startup

Let’s hear from Ms Annie Lee from CHOPE. Where she took the step forth and made that ‘switch’ from a MNC to a Startup.    What most if not all would hope for is a stable job that provides a stable income. Out of 10 or even 20, only perhaps 1 will make that jump

Startup Folktales: Where Small, Simple Things Work

When you see the word “startup”, what do you think of? Facebook, Google, revolution, tech? With an overwhelming amount of tech startup popping up around the globe, many are afraid that one day the bubble will burst, taking with it the dreams of millions of Bill Gates wannabes. Many young entrepreneurs have grand designs of