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Startup Tips

Why You Should Start a Business Only While You Have a Job

If you are dreaming about starting your own business, I say go for it -- but do it wisely!

Many people that I meet tell me that they dream of starting their own business. I always ask them, "Then why don't you?" They typically respond by saying that they have so many financial and personal responsibilities, that they can't just quit ...

December 21, 2018 06:00:00
Startup Tips

4 Mindset Shifts Creative Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Richard Branson

Forget about the money.

Getty Images via Entrepreneur.comThe high school dropout turned successful serial entrepreneur has undoubtedly left his mark on this world. Richard Branson has proven that anything is possible with the power of a strong mindset. With more than R300 businesses under his belt, Branson ...

by Heidi Lynne Kurter  | October 14, 2018 07:00:00
Startup Tips

The Complete, 12-Step Guide to Starting a Business

Everything you need to know about how to start a business.

There are no limits on who can become a great entrepreneur. You don't necessarily need a college degree, a bunch of money in the bank or even business experience to start something that could become the next major success. However, what you ...

by Matthew McCreary  | October 09, 2018 08:00:00
Startup Tips

4 Lessons From LEGO's Mastery of the Old and the New

If you build your brand's legacy with the same excitement you get when presented with a simple set of LEGO bricks, you'll be celebrating success for decades to come.

  Forget about trying to bend it like Beckham—it’s time you consider building it like Beckham instead.For years, former pro footballer David Beckham has found peace and serenity by building LEGO sets. He seems compelled to add that his children are as obsessed with the iconic bricks as ...

by Joey Coleman  | May 12, 2018 07:00:00
Startup Tips

How to Build the Right Mindset for Startup Success

When clarity, consistency and execution become your signal characteristics, getting what you want becomes automatic

Hero Images | Getty Images via Entrepreneur.comMindset matters. Whether you’re a founder, CEO, first-day-on-the-job newbie, or bold, would-be entrepreneur, if your mind isn’t right then your decisions aren’t right. And with suboptimal decision making comes suboptimal results. How you show up everyday determines how you tackle ...

by Jeff Boss  | September 09, 2017 02:00:00
Run & Grow

Financial Adviser: 5 Traits Every Startup Founder Must Have To Succeed

The founder of Sky Zone Trampoline Park knows a thing or two about bouncing to success

American entrepreneur Jeff Platt was still in college when his father reinvented his startup business, a trampoline-based sports arena based in Las Vegas, after facing difficulties generating interest. Instead of hosting competition events, he saw the opportunity to make profit by charging ...

by Henry Ong  | April 25, 2017 01:00:00
Startup Tips

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

Have you been dreaming about dropping everything and starting your own company?

Have you been dreaming about dropping everything and starting your own company? Ask yourself these five questions before quitting your job and becoming an entrepreneur.You might have been dreaming about becoming an entrepreneur since you were young, with visions of one day running your own ...

by Kimberly De Silva  | April 24, 2017 02:00:00
News and Events

3 Startup Tips from Chikka Founder Dennis Mendiola

Startups can learn a thing or two from the founder of one of the most successful PH startups

Chikka was fcounded in 2000 and was one of the first ever internet-based messaging appsNo list of the Philippines' most successful tech startups would be complete without Chikka.Chikka Text Messenger, which got its name from the Filipino street word for “small talk,” ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | April 15, 2017 10:00:00
News and Events

JPMorgan Chase, PLDT Tie Up to Support Gov't Tech Incubator

QBO Innovation Hub aims to help startups scale up and reach more technology entrepreneurs

Startup enabler QBO Innovation Hub formally launched its operations last April 4, opening its doors to Philippine startups that are looking for opportunities to scale up their businesses and go beyond the seed stage.QBO—pronounced like kubo—is a public-private partnership between US financial ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | April 05, 2017 04:00:00
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8 Financial Tips for Entrepreneurs Launching a Startup

Here's how to lay the foundation for a sustainable business

I’m not a legal or financial professional . . . I’ve just started and bootstrapped a lot of businesses. Building a company from the ground up is one of the most difficult things I have done.If you are thinking of launching a startup, my hat goes ...

by Jonathan Long  | March 20, 2017 01:00:00
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How I Built A Million-Dollar Business In 12 Months

The step-by-step process that one person used to build a seven-figure business in 1 year

In 2014, a friend of mine arrived at dinner wearing these big, bright, ugly, orange-lensed safety glasses. I thought he was playing a joke on me. We weren’t in a five-star restaurant, but people were dressed nicely and his look was out ...

by The Oracles  | March 08, 2017 02:00:00
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Why Some Startups Succeed (and Why Most Fail)

There are a consistent set of factors that lead to startup success and failure

Over the last two decades of building and running businesses, and the last couple of years working full time with dozens of startup founders and CEOs on their strategies and funding plans in my consultancy business, I have observed that there are a ...

by Patrick Henry  | February 22, 2017 12:00:00
Startup Tips

8 Ways to Change Your Thinking From Employee to Owner

Even the best employees can struggle to adjust when they become the boss

One of the biggest challenges in changing your lifestyle from an employee to an entrepreneur is focusing on maintaining the right ownership elements, instead of having a boss who sets the business goals and provides performance feedback. Most entrepreneurs relish being their own boss, ...

by Martin Zwilling  | February 15, 2017 12:00:00