success Archive

Is Working at a Startup Suitable for You?

For fresh graduates looking to land their first professional roles, startups are often seen as a great stepping stone. Being part of the ‘new’ work culture that values diversity, creativity, sustainability, and innovation seems like a dream come true, especially for millennials and Gen Zs. While startup has been the talk of the town in

What Do Successful Startups Have in Common

Have you ever wondered what sets successful startups apart from the rest? Indeed, there is no single formula for success, so the answer might not be that simple. Startup challenges and competitors differ depending on the industry and the market size. While one cannot foresee who or what we will face, we can study the

Startup Growth Stages Every Entrepreneur Should Understand  

Just like a human’s life cycle, all businesses also go through a certain life cycle that influences growth. There are four stages of a startup as they develop. Each stage requires a different timeline, method and strategy, as well as struggle. As a founder, knowing where you are in your startup journey can help manage

The Lonely Journey of Entrepreneurship & How to Combat It

Successful entrepreneurs are often seen to lead a comfortable and worry-free life. On social media, for example, rewarding entrepreneurs are framed with luxurious vehicles, lavish vacation, and flashy parties. While they might look happy in those pictures, do you realise that the success portrayed in the photograph and in reality is different? Through the visual

Is There Any Right Education to be a Successful Startup Founder?

When talking about education, what pops-up in your mind? Education in formal institution such as school or university courses, or other kind of informal education such as learning from someone else’s experience? Or possibly both? Whichever your answer is, all of them are right. Education is not merely a practice of writing, reading, and counting

Is It Difficult to be On Top? 17 Inspirational Startup Quotes to Refuel Your Energy

Life is full of ups and downs – In order to shine in your precious life, first you often have to go through difficult times because you realise that life is not a straight line. You might face a lot of failures and when you seek help, many will say “just go and do your

6 Things Startups Need that Could be More Valuable than Money

According to Chorn, a business without funding source will flounder under weight of its own debt. It comes as no surprise that financial support serves as key fuel in which business can run smoothly. Meanwhile, Gaeu categorised funding as two things: 1) It is needed to improve products, services, and technologies; and 2) It is

Self-Acknowledgement: 9 Books You Should Read Before Launching a Startup

More and more Millennials are interested in being their own boss and starting a business instead of working under someone else’s direction. A report released by BNP Paribas Global in 2016 found that almost two-thirds of (67 percent) respondents aged between 20 and 35 were planning to start their own businesses, compared to the slight

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

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