Tag "Startup Guide"

The Startup Revitalizer – A close look into Data Science & Cloud Computing

By : CIOL Bureau

With each passing day, new startups are born with their own unique business and brand propositions. A typical startup defines as a team of aspiring young individuals with great “never seen before” ideas; set back of resourceful funds with a

The Future of the Next Generation Leader in the changing world

By : CIOL Bureau

The new generation leadership is about focusing the target in the conflict situation. To achieve the goal, a successful next generation leader should be an expert of change and resilience. It’s an ideal opportunity to move past conventional ways to

Startup Guide: The importance of a Co-founder

By : Laxitha Mundhra

If you are thinking of going solo in your Startup journey, you probably need to re-think it. I mean, I know that there are a couple of reasons that going alone might sound appealing. For instance, you will have a

Is this crisis the best time to invest in early stage startups?

By : CIOL Bureau

The startup ecosystem in India is facing setbacks like every other industry. People of all professions are grappling with the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the immediate aftermath of the crisis, there was significant uncertainty and doubt in the

Startup Guide: 5 things to know before choosing the right investor

By : Laxitha Mundhra

An investor can be an individual, an entity, big organization or a big mutual fund house. These people allocate their resources i.e. money in expectation of getting higher returns. Their name changes at various stages of investment. For example, at

Startup Guide: Drive digital transformation success through digital adoption solutions

By : CIOL Bureau

The uncertainties thrust upon by the global pandemic necessitated many companies to rethink the way they work in the dynamic business environment. An interesting trend was the acceleration of digital transformation efforts. From being a good-to-have strategy that gave an

How to protect your startup from cybersecurity attacks?

By : CIOL Bureau

Cybersecurity is an issue that businesses of any size have to take seriously if they store sensitive employee, customer data; or process payments. The saturation of the business space with cyber threats has reached the point that even small businesses

StartUp Guide: How to prepare and write a Business Plan?

By : Laxitha Mundhra

For every startup pitching their business to a potential stakeholder, they will have to present a business plan. The stakeholders could be you, as someone wanting a direction; a co-founder; investor or mentors. A business plan is vital for the

COVID-19 Pandemic – A Chaotic Catalyst for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

By : CIOL Bureau

Throughout the history of human evolution, crises have been fundamental in developing our societies. Wars have given birth to technological innovations; pandemics have aided advance healthcare systems; global financial and economic turmoils have helped pilot tech companies such as Airbnb

Ask Yourself These 11 Questions Before Starting Your Business

By : Laxitha Mundhra

Whenever you start a business, you are already considering the question of funding, business model etc. But certain questions escape our subconscious. Yet, we cannot ignore them. Sure, your idea may seem like a good one now. But in the years

8 mantras to remember before beginning a business

By : CIOL Bureau 1

Entrepreneurship can be a tricky game. Tricky, but not impossible to master. Although becoming your own boss appears to be an enticing idea, starting a business requires one to be multifaceted in terms of skill sets. Another interesting fact about

The Importance of Mental Health Support in the Workplace and How to Bring Change

By : CIOL Bureau

Work-life has always brought along with it issues like excessive anxiety, lifestyle disorders, insomnia, depression, and loneliness, leading to self-doubt and self-harm. However, the global pandemic and the lockdown have brought these problems to the fore. Also, the work from

How to be future-ready? Advice from 4th Gen Entrepreneur Sanya Goel, MD, Humsafar

By : CIOL Bureau

Organisations need to change, and rapidly, at that, if they wish to remain relevant in today’s fast-paced world. The word ‘change’ is, unfortunately, often met with a lot of resistance. It is natural to fear the unknown but is it

How can startups raise money: 7 Alternates to VC Funding

By : Laxitha Mundhra

For startups, (or businesses, in general), it is very important to keep the cash inflow positive. But raising funding is not a piece of cake. In fact, many good products have run out of the money and had to shut

A Business Continuity Guide for SMEs in a post COVID–19 World

By : CIOL Bureau

The Coronavirus pandemic outbreak is impacting businesses all over the world. Whether it is a multinational conglomerate or medium and small enterprises, businesses across the globe are facing the stalling of their operations. To survive such times, especially for Small

11 Things A Budding Entrepreneur Must Absolutely Know

By : Laxitha Mundhra

When Walt Disney said– “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing”–; he did not necessarily mean it for an entrepreneur. But where more does it apply? To an entrepreneur who has decided to take risks;

Tips to implement no-meeting days for your team!

By : CIOL Bureau

Love them or not, meetings do take up a large piece of what we call work time. It’s how we discuss our plan of action, chalk out ideas, share updates, brainstorm on projects, and do things. Yet many business leaders

Top 5 Challenges that SMEs face in their Digital Transformation Journey; and how to overcome them?

By : Laxitha Mundhra

Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are a very important ingredient of a country and its business ecosystem. They contribute to the economy, employment and complement the larger companies and conglomerates to operate seamlessly. For any country, it is critical for

A detailed guide on the 5 Types of Business that any Startup can be

By : Laxitha Mundhra

Whether you are an established Startup willing to expand, or a new Startup in making, there is this problem. You will be overwhelmed by legal information that is out there; especially when you are looking for the government support. There