Startups Archive

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

BUSINESS SOLUTIONS: 4 Ways to Create A Strong Digital Footprint Of Your Own And Stand Out From Your Competitors

For business owners today, the extent to which they have established a strong and compelling presence online has an impact on how successful their businesses will grow. Creating a strong digital footprint within the internet is no longer a matter of fancy; it is now of necessity. Make no mistake, the web listens every time

Why Facebook Marketing is important in promoting businesses nowadays?

Transformation of communication ways Do you realize the ways that people acquire information have been changing significantly overtime? In the old days, they mainly obtained information from newspaper, radio and television. These sources, however, are quite limited because they only work well locally. Although these traditional media of communication are still being used, the internet

Five Non-Technical Skills Start-ups Want In An Engineer

Engineers who have spent some time in the corporate world look for opportunities to enter the start-up world yet, the biggest challenge present before any start-up is to find the best tech talent. That is not because there is a shortage of engineers with good technical skills. It is because the nature of start-ups is

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

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

Startups Not Only Need Talents For Tech Roles!

Startups are commonly known to be tech companies who work on many technology strategies and digital products. Web developers, back ends, front ends, and SEO engineers are some positions you frequently see from these startups when they are hiring, especially new startups. However, are startups too exclusive for those who cannot code at all? If