Posts Tagged: advice


Bootstrapping re-defined: a comprehensive strategy for startups

Bootstrapping re-defined: a comprehensive strategy for startups

In today’s startup world, a bootstrapping strategy is both more possible and more pertinent.

  • August 14, 2014
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3 points to consider before you make your first angel investment in China

There are those who embellish, but in China many go far beyond that. A friend who ran an HR consultancy in China once told me that as many a...

  • August 6, 2014
  • at 11:59 am
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Inbound marketing: how social media can be your startup’s strongest (and cheapest) lead generation machine

Inbound marketing: how social media can be your startup’s strongest and cheapest lead generation machine

In recent years, inbound marketing has proven to the more popular choice over the traditional outbound marketing strategy. Here's where soci...

  • July 23, 2014
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7 essential roles you didn’t know you need in your startup

As a startup grows, it needs to think about hiring beyond the core functions of product and business development. Here's a look at some of t...

  • June 30, 2014
  • at 7:01 pm
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Dealing with entrepreneur depression the Asian way

Asian entrepreneurs tend to be less open with their feelings in order to "save face".

  • June 13, 2014
  • at 11:00 am
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Earning the halo: How to build relationships with angel investors, even when they won’t invest in you

Rui Ma is the Greater China Venture Partner for the global seed fund and accelerator 500 Startups. She has been working in finance for over ...

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 3:52 pm
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Startup Asia Tokyo city guide

Preparing for Startup Asia Tokyo: where to eat, sleep, and stay connected

Startup Asia Tokyo is months away - in September - but now's the right time to prepare if you're attending our first ever Japan event.

  • June 4, 2014
  • at 8:58 am
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How the top tech entrepreneurs in Asia stay productive

How Asia’s top tech entrepreneurs stay productive

It might be worth taking notes on the best practices of the top tech entrepreneurs in Asia when putting together your own work routine.

  • May 21, 2014
  • at 11:55 am
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The fate of Singapore Inc in 2014

Launching a startup in Singapore? 4 things you need to know

Here's a look at the process behind incorporating a company, getting investments, protecting your IP, and securing your customer's privacy.

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 9:01 am
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What most people don’t tell you about how your startup can benefit from social media

What most people don’t tell you about how your startup can benefit from social media

As a startup, chances are the best way to reach out to your target market will be through online marketing. Here are 3 important tips.

  • August 1, 2014
  • at 1:29 pm
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Startup basics: the sales learning curve

The purpose of a startup is not to make a lot of money, says Peng T. Ong, celebrated Singaporean tech entrepreneur and investor.

  • July 7, 2014
  • at 3:39 pm
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Why global consulting firm Deloitte is the trusted godfather to 2,000 Japanese startups

Deloitte offers free consulting services to Japanese startups in order to kickstart the Japanese economy.

  • July 2, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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5 arguments for foreign startups in China to register in Hong Kong

Besides a joint venture, other options include the Cayman Islands, Singapore, and other tax havens, but all have larger barriers to entry.

  • June 17, 2014
  • at 4:38 pm
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I ran social media campaigns for 3M, Qatar Airways, and more. Ask me anything (AMA)

Marcus Ho, the director of social media at SocialMetric, is now taking your questions on all aspects of social media ROI and strategies. Ask...

  • June 12, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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5 hacks every startup founder should know when recruiting key people

Now your startup can afford some expertise (well, almost) and you're looking to hire someone who’s been there, done that.

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 10:28 am
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Don’t PANIC, find a mentor

Should I ever find myself starting to panic on any topic, it is a fair bet that it is time to find a mentor who can help in the following wa...

  • May 26, 2014
  • at 7:29 pm
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5 entrepreneurial inspirations from Japanese anime

Achieving success as an entrepreneur anywhere is a challenge, so while I could understand the appeal of targeting Silicon Valley, there are ...

  • May 15, 2014
  • at 12:58 pm
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