The rise of Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) players is rapidly transforming the shopping experience. On the flip side, it is also changing the way businesses approach payments ... Given the onslaught of competitors vying for a slice of the BNPL pie, we gather the region’s frontrunners and find out how they stand out amongst their peers.
There are a vast number of payment networks to choose from to facilitate payments and transfers for your customers more efficiently than ever. That is why choosing an accurate and fitting payment method is crucial for any e-commerce business.
Now that the Tokyo 2020 Olympics has officially come to a close, it is a good opportunity to reflect on what it takes to go for the gold and how it could inspire us to be better entrepreneurs. Here, we take a cue from the inspiring athletes that showcased amazing strength at their sport and apply these powerful lessons to our own journeys as entrepreneurs looking to build our dreams 一 come what may.
As COVID-19 continues to develop worldwide, there’s a growing concern that the pandemic is feeding the trend of increased working time. To break the cycle of hustle culture and encourage a more balanced lifestyle, here are 5 easy and effective ways to build a work-life balance for founders.
On May 4, the Education Minister and Co-Chair of the Multi-Ministry Taskforce (MTF), Lawrence Wong, announced that Singapore will be “effectively back” to Phase 2 from May 8 to June 13th. As we gear up for what’s to come, here are 4 things businesses across all sectors need to know.
Regardless of whether you are a novice entrepreneur or a seasoned business owner in Singapore, you should take the time to learn about shares at least once in the course of your business journey. You also have to do it at least once, during incorporation.In this article, we take you through the basics of everything you need to know about shares and whether this is the next step in the right direction for you and your business.
The Singapore government recognises the importance of helping businesses nationwide and has put together multiple grants to help firms bolster the impact that we will continue to face as the pandemic continues. With that, here are our top picks for the best COVID-19 grants and support measures to help businesses in 2021!
Paid up capital can simply be described as the amount of money a company has received from various shareholders through the issue of shares. These funds are generated through an Initial Public Offering (IPO), where the company sells its shares to investors on the primary market.
For those wondering how to start an online business via WordPress eCommerce, this step-by-step guide will outline the process. Learn about some of the best WordPress themes and why they matter when starting your eCommerce business on WordPress.
Funding is one of the most important aspects when it comes to any business. Through these funding initiatives and programmes, the Singapore government has made it easy for employers to gain access to these funds and it is crucial to take full advantage of the grants you may be eligible for.
In October 2020, Enterprise Singapore (ESG) announced that they would be extending and enhancing the various grants and support schemes to help companies tap into new growth opportunities through internationalisation and digitalisation in order to emerge stronger after COVID-19.
Getting feedback via customer reviews is an online marketing strategy you can use to boost sales. If you are not sure how to get customer reviews and how to manage your response to consumer feedback, here is a step-by-step guide you can use.
Telecommunication infrastructures have always been one of Singapore’s forte. As the demands escalate, many startups set forth in the telco industry. That's exactly how the introduction of telecom companies like Circles.Life came along.
How Aspire is becoming the banking platform of choice for SMEs in the region, from the pain points and risks of the neobanking trajectory to forging partnerships and a path to profitability. Andrea also shares lessons from his years as a Lazada co-founder and executive.
Good software can simplify the entire process such that you need only decide how many pairs of eyeballs are necessary to be confident that the final amount is always accurate. So what are the 3 things to consider when looking for a cloud-based HR software in Singapore?
To save you the trouble of reading book reviews to find out which one is worth your time, here is a narrowed down list of options to consider. As voted by 100 famous entrepreneurs, these are the top 6 must-read business books of all time.
The "blockbuster machine" has won many nominations and awards through the years and been a record-breaker in the worldwide box office. If you're wondering why Marvel is so good at what it does, here's our recap of HBR Ideacast Podcast: Business Lessons from How Marvel Makes Movies.
Outsourcing is a strategic use of outside resources to perform activities done internally. It is now a common, sometimes a more preferable way, for businesses to achieve their main objective: earn more profit, by increasing revenue and reducing cost. Outsourcing, however, doesn't necessarily mean to hire foreigners.
In brief, Home Delivery Asia 2019 is the only event dedicated to retail logistics and last-mile fulfilment, especially useful for businesses in the logistics industry. If you've missed the event, we're here to fill you up on the key take-aways from this event
Especially in Southeast Asia, the 9.9 sales (later followed by 10.10, 11.11 and 12.12) are widely adopted by big names in the industry such as Shopee, Lazada and Qoo10.9.9 events are held on the 9th of September every year and are famous for their huge discounts.
Small business social responsibility does not always have to be donating millions of dollars to a non-profit organization or planting 1000 trees. It can be as simple as setting up more recycling bins, minimize the amount of waste or switch to energy-saving light bulbs.
This year, Aspire had the privilege of attending Innovfest Unbound, Southeast Asia's largest innovation festival. As entrepreneurs, we met other passionate representatives from the region's finest tech companies. As a FinTech startup, we learned what's coming up next in the finance space. Moreover, how we can be a part of that change.
If you've ever bought or sold anything online, then you already know: The ecommerce world has exploded, and it doesn't show signs of stopping. Global e-retail sales are expected to grow by 21.5% this year from 2018, and are due to hit US$4.88 trillion in 2021. But how does that other hot-button buzzword —"FinTech"— fit into the ecommerce equation?