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Startup Vibes: How to Create Fun and Creative Workplace

How would you answer if someone asks you, ‘What is the most striking difference between a startup and a corporate?’ Besides the obvious contrast of their business size, chances are, company culture is often seen as the most distinctive character that sets startup and corporate apart. Corporate is known for its formal organisational structure and

Jump from the Sinking Ship: When Should You Leave a Startup?

If you are currently working for a startup, there are good chances that similar question has ever crossed your mind: How long will you stay there? Are you sure the startup has a promising future if you stay? Before joining a startup team, you must have understood the consequences you will have to face from

8 Unconventional Ways to Raise Funding for Your Startup

Great business ideas? Check. Product prototype? Check. Potential customers? Check. Strategic business plans? Check. Money to actually launch the startup? Err… hold on. Do you find the scenario above very relatable with your current situation? Despite having compiled and sent your startup funding proposals to numerous prospective investors, it seems that luck is not on

To Go Formal or Casual? What to Wear to a Startup Interview

Congrats! After sending bunch of job applications to various prominent startup and waiting in anticipation, finally you receive an invitation to your first startup interview. As you have always been keen in joining a startup team, the interview will give you a good opportunity to realise that dream. While you might feel excited, you might

To Break New Ground: 6 Signs You’re Ready to Deploy Your Own Startup

You have brilliant ideas for a new business plan on something you have always been passionate about. After considering all the possibilities and challenges you might have to face in the future, finally you decide to leave your day job and swerve your way into a full-time entrepreneur. From managing financial plan, designing the product

Startup Rollercoaster Ride: 8 Lifehacks for Founders to Stay Sane

Let’s face it: reality could be very different from expectation. Back then, when you decided to quit your 9-to-5 job and become a full-time entrepreneur, you might be thinking that being your own boss means you can set your own working hours and schedules to live up a more relaxed and flexible life. But as

Reinvent Your Startup: Unconventional Ways to Build a Successful Team

The first thing you have to do when setting up a startup is to recruit people who share the same passion and value as you. To achieve your business goals, you should gather potential individuals in their respective fields to work together in a team. As the saying goes, “United we stand, divided we fall.”

What Makes a Successful Entrepreneur? Jack Ma Shared 5 Top Tips for Startup Founder

Prepare yourself to make sacrifices, build a high-functioning team, and strike early are among essential advices that Alibaba founder Jack Ma shared with aspired CEOs would-be. Speaking at the grand final of the Jumpstarter 2017 start-up competition in Hong Kong, Ma had plenty advices startup founders, drawing from his 18-year journey and experience in turning

Is It Worth the Risk? 5 Things to Consider Before Joining a Startup

During the process of job hunting, you might keep asking yourself similar questions such as: do I really have what it takes to join the team? Will they be willing to hire someone like me? Given today’s fierce competition in the job market, chances are, most people would agree that to find employment in itself

Do the Trick: 5 Tips to Craft a Killer Elevator Pitch for Startup Founders

Success is where preparation and opportunity meet – Bobby Unser Once time, you get the opportunity to attend a startup meetup that brings together many prominent people in the business world. Now try to imagine a scenario where you suddenly come across an angel investor within two short minutes on the elevator during your walk