Here’s Why You Should Never Ditch Your Ethics As An Entrepreneur

It’s easy to maintain an ethical demeanor when all eyes are on you. Business owners, managers, and supervisors are always being scrutinized by their subordinates and even competitors. As an entrepreneur playing one or all of these roles (and maybe more), upholding a reputable attitude—even when nobody is looking—is critical to your business and future. Impact on communities … Read more

Why This Tiny Slovakian City Is a Hidden Startup Gem

Jaroslav Luptak, the co-founder of venture capital firm Neulogy Ventures in Slovakia, was 5 years old when Czechoslovakia, a former satellite of the Soviet Union, emerged from communist rule. Just a few short years later, Slovakia would become an independent state. “At the time, ‘entrepreneur‘ was almost a swear word,” Luptak says, adding that his … Read more

20 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Never Say

What separates the best entrepreneurs from the rest? Their mindset. While other people complain and let their negative thoughts get to them, remarkably successful entrepreneurs are steadfast in only thinking and saying things that serve them. If you pay attention, you’re likely saying and believing negative thoughts that hold you back. The first step to … Read more

Should You Use Other People’s Money to Finance Your Small Business?

It can be extremely challenging to find the money to start a business. In fact, this is one of the biggest hurdles most entrepreneurs face. There are many options — small business loans, investors, small business grants, self-financing, crowdfunding — but the process of zeroing in on the one funding option that is best for … Read more

10 Reasons Why You Should Start Your Own Business

Are you thinking of quitting your job and starting your own thing but not sure if it’s the right decision? Are you scared of failing? of going broke? of living uncomfortably? of disappointing your loved ones? Are you scared that you might not be able to live up to your own expectations? Not everyone wants … Read more

Edutech Startup SkillLane Raises Funding From Founder of Thai Snack Giant Tao Kae Noi

Bangkok-based edutech startup SkillLane announced that it has received an undisclosed amount of funding from the founder and CEO of Thai snack giant Tao Kae Noi, Itthipat Peeradechapan. Tao Kae Noi Director Nutchatpong Peeradechapan has also participated in the round. SkillLane is an online school that offers courses for young professional to develop practical skills … Read more

Top 6 Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

The life of an entrepreneur isn’t easy. The early stages of every start-up is fraught with obstacles, potholes, dead ends and wrong turns. I know a lot about successful entrepreneurs because I studied 177 self-made millionaires over a five year period in order to find out exactly what they did to become successful. I share much … Read more

When Is the Best Time to Start a Business?

Question: What’s the best time for starting a business? Answer: Starting a business is similar to starting a relationship; the best time to start a business is when you have the time to devote your attention to it. This isn’t to say that there’s anything wrong with starting a part-time business or starting a business … Read more

10 Reasons It’s Never Too Late to Start a Small Business

It seems that it is often young entrepreneurs who make the headlines and receive most of the recognition for their accomplishments. Think of Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook), Matt Mullenweg (WordPress) and Pete Cashmore (Mashable) — all in their early 20s, and high up on the list of successful entrepreneurs. But the age of the founder is … Read more