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Why Hire When You Can Outsource?

Outsourcing is one of the earliest crucial decisions that startups have to make after inception. Often, the decision lies not in whether to outsource, but who to outsource to and how. This topic was discussed at a recent panel session in Singapore organized by Startup Jobs Asia. On the panel were web developer Michael Cheng, who

Angel investor: Singapore must liberalize talent inflow and maintain open, balanced immigration policy

To describe Ben Chew as a busy man is an understatement. The co-founder of Startup Jobs Asia and current managing director of Strategia Ventures has a broad spectrum of business interests: he’s a business owner, entrepreneur, and angel investor. A graduate of Ngee Ann Polytechnic with a diploma in electronic and computer engineering, Ben is also a Chartered Certified Accountant and

11 Startups In Asia That Caught Our Eye

Here’s our newest weekly startup list, this time featuring eleven young companies from across the region. For tips and stories suggestions, feel free to email us. Alternatively, you can send tips hereand/or tell us about your startup here. Enjoy this week’s list. 1. Trip Tern | India Trip Tern automates the travel-planning process, giving you a daily itinerary that’s designed

Startup Jobs Asia: A Hiring Solution For Startup Founders

Hiring talent with the right fit of skills and outlook is always a constant, pressing issue for startup companies. Ben Chew, an entrepreneur and angel investor, founded StartupJobs Asia to help overcome the hiring barriers and aims to form the bridge between potential employees and startup founders. Founded in late 2012, the hiring platform allows startup company