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Business Centres: A Good Idea for New Start-ups in Asia

Business Centres: A Good Idea for New Start-ups in Asia

If you are entrepreneurial in nature or just beginning a business, you can take advantage of today’s technology as well as make good use of your time and money by looking at the benefits of aligning yourself with a business centre address. If you conduct business in Hong Kong, for example, you can register your business address at a luxurious office centre that is affordable in cost. Reduce your clerical ...

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Nest and London’s Level39 join forces to support startup

Nest and London’s Level39 join forces to support startup

Nest, the leading Hong Kong investment and startup incubation firm, has signed an agreement with London based technology space Level39, a Canary Wharf Group plc initiative. The new partnership between Nest and Level39 will provide valuable support for technology startups in Hong Kong and London, from sharing office space to advising on how individual startups can scale into Europe and China. By creating a seamless connection between these two business ...

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What Dating a Model Taught Me About Chasing Opportunities

What Dating a Model Taught Me About Chasing Opportunities

by John Brubaker | These businesses are booming despite the gloomy economy. Flashback to 1992, I was in graduate school and on Saturday nights my friends and I would go out to our favorite local watering hole to blow off steam. One Saturday, my four friends ditched me to go dance with four girls from our college. I went over to the only empty seat at the bar and assumed it ...

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3 Critical Steps You Need to Do Before Launching Your Business

3 Critical Steps You Need to Do Before Launching Your Business

by SurePayroll | There is nothing more exciting for a small business owner than the days leading up to launch. While you may have a lot to think about, and even more to do, most people wouldn’t trade this experience for anything. Here are three things to do before your big day arrives: Speak with an attorney and CPA. Do you have an idea that needs protected? Have you made ...

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What Your Business is Worth [Infographic]

What Your Business is Worth [Infographic]

by SurePayroll | There comes a time when all entrepreneurs look to see how much their business is worth if they were to sell. Whether it is because they can no longer continue to run the business, are looking to start a new venture, or simply just want to cash in and get that big payday that is well over due. It doesn’t matter your reason for selling is, the ...

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6 Easy Ways to Alienate Your Social Media Followers

6 Easy Ways to Alienate Your Social Media Followers

by Jenna Hanington | via Pardot.com | It’s easy to get so caught up in gaining social media followers that you forget you can actuallylose them. Social media is a fickle beast, especially for businesses — one wrong move on a single one of your social channels and you might see those hard-earned follower numbers start to plummet. Luckily, sticking to social media best practices can not only help you grow your follower ...

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4 Steps on How to Get to Zero Inbox

4 Steps on How to Get to Zero Inbox

by Pooja Lohana | I love email. I can be hooked to my inbox all day on my trusty smartphone—and therefore, I love my smartphone, too. I was not always an email-lover. More than three ago, when I was working at a day job, I barely felt the need to check my email. Only after I started on my entrepreneurial journey did I begin holding my emails dear. I am ...

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How to Avoid Copyright Trouble When Using Online Images

How to Avoid Copyright Trouble When Using Online Images

by Kristin Piombino | Visual content is all the rage these days. But finding a photo that fits your article or an infographic about your industry can be difficult, especially when you consider pesky things like copyrights. An infographic from WhoIsHostingThis.com will hopefully make your visual content hunt go a little more smoothly. It explains what copyrights cover, the types of licenses images can have, and how to select a photo that’s ...

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5 Essentials To Building A Successful Startup Team

5 Essentials To Building A Successful Startup Team

by Lydia Dallett | via BusinessInsider | Entrepreneurs know that for every startup success story, there are thousands more that never make it out of the garage. Even startups that manage to raise millions in seed funding can crash and burn before they establish themselves as a viable, sustainable company. (Anybody remember GoCrossCampus?) Lynn LeBlanc, a tech entrepreneur with two successful startups to her name, says that in the rush to take ...

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The Secret Resource Every Startup Needs To Know

The Secret Resource Every Startup Needs To Know

by John Chrastka for the National Edition | shared from Tech.co | It’s never been easier to launch a startup. Powerful broadband networks, cloud computing and mobile and web applications have lowered the barrier to entry and created efficiencies for small businesses to scale. But while these resources make it easier to launch a business, they don’t remove the challenge of developing a winning product. To do that, startups need access to ...

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Ex-500 Startups, Paul Singh Puts Up $50M Crystal Tech Fund in DC

Ex-500 Startups, Paul Singh Puts Up $50M Crystal Tech Fund in DC

by Bill Flook | shared from Washington Business Journal | Paul Singh, the former 500 Startups partner who last year founded analytics startup Disruption Corp. (maker of Dashboard.io), announced plans on Thursday to return to the role of funder. The Crystal Tech Fund, which is tied to Disruption Corp., will put as much as $1 million in funding into revenue-generating startups “that have achieved a level of product-market fit.” A Securities and Exchange Commission filing suggests Singh and his ...

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RunKeeper’s CEO Says Smartphone Will Eat Fitness Tracker Market [Podcast]

RunKeeper’s CEO Says Smartphone Will Eat Fitness Tracker Market [Podcast]

by Stacey Higginbotham | shared from Gigaom.com | Everyone is trying to be a platform company these days, but in this weeks podcast we explore the challenges affiliated with building a business around integrating various APIs and the need for a magical user experience. It is hard out there for platform. That’s the takeaway from this week’s Gigaom Internet of Things podcast. There are the myriad challenges of having to integrate with ...

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