So you’ve decided to take the plunge and become an entrepreneur.
You’re sick of your 9-to-5 job that drains your mind, body and soul.
Plus you have an awesome business idea that could free you from the prison that is your day job.
But before you plonk that resignation letter on your boss’ desk, ask yourself the following questions and be 100% honest with yourself.
Building a brand for your startup can be very tiresome, especially if your company has been just founded and it doesn’t have regular customers, prospects and leads.
There’s no arguing that the Internet is one of the most important inventions of all time.
Creating a start-up is an exciting journey!
The establishment of a little idea into the action of empowering people, communities and society at large is greatly valued in today’s world.
Even so, building a start-up from the ground up into a viable, profit-making business, is equally as thrilling.
Part of the exhilarating experience is recruiting the team of people for the job.
I first met CheeTung at HR Analytics Singapore meet up group.
Being a HR Tech fanatic, I was intrigued by the company he co-founded which focus on building a great workplace.
And soon after I’m reading about him every where in outlets such as Channel Newsasia,The Business Times,The Straits Times, The Jakarta Post, Kompas, Asian Banking and Finance, The Asian Banker, The Gallup Business Journal, and others.
Funding for start-up companies is essential and not always easy to source.
Unless you already have a substantial nest egg or are independently wealthy, it’s almost impossible to start a new business venture without bringing in outside investors.
This can be an extremely difficult process, involving some enquiry and investigation about those you think might be interested in investing in your enterprise.
In the search for remarkable startups in ASEAN countries and to recognize the best among the best, winners of eleven categories of The ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards (ARBSA) 2016 were announced during the Finale Night held at RBL.ION MNL Unconference in Manila, Philippines.
The ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards 2016 is presented by Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC), and managed and organized by New Entrepreneurs Foundation (myNEF).
Over the course of years running my own business, I have learned to tap on the myriad of government funding and grants that are available.
It started way back in 2008 when we tap on LETAS (otherwise known as the Local Enterprise Technical Assistance Scheme).
The purpose of this grant is to offset the cost of engaging external consultants to implement quality management and IT systems.