10 Remote Staffing Blunders That Will Cost You Dearly

Startup Professionals Musings

These approaches allow your startup to grow more rapidly, save costs, but costly mistakes can lead to business failure. He is regarded by many as the number-one authority on virtual staffing and personal outsourcing, and is himself a successful entrepreneur based in the Philippines.

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Jason Colodne of Colbeck Capital Interviews Energy Ventures Analysis’ Emily Medine

The Startup Magazine

The cost to reclaim the land is higher compared to what it would be if the mining was complete, so the surety bond does not necessarily cover the costs.

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Zanzibar Investment – Is It Worth It?

The Startup Magazine

Just like Thailand or the Philippines, it consists of numerous small islands as well as two of the largest ones, namely: Pemba Island and Unguja (which is also referred to as Zanzibar at times).

Filipino Functions – How A Virtual Office In Manila Can Help Your Business Growth

YoungUpstarts

One of the actionable things you can take from this is to minimise your expenses wherever you can to ensure that your operating costs fall far below those of your competitors. Virtual offices are a great cost-effective tool to reap a variety of business benefits at a fraction of the cost. Others Manila The Philippines virtual officeManila represents a great opportunity for emerging entrepreneurs and startups.

3 Cost-Saving Tips for Your Business Website

The Startup Magazine

So what to do when you have many other (more important) start-up costs to cover and are unable to afford a web developer? A lot of web development companies offer cost-effective web solutions to help new entrepreneurs build their business website. There are many easy-to-use free or low-cost options that can help you build and run a business website. In fact, hiring a designer from a freelancers’ site like Upwork.com can cost you anything between $18 and $70 per hour.

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What Can A Startup Do in 5 days? Watch this

Steve Blank

Collegiate Cost Busters – Delivering innovation to make college education more affordable to all. MUSTA – Telemedicine platform for patients in the Philippines. With a terrific crew of instructors, TA’s, and mentors, we successfully concluded Session 1 of our Hacking 4 Recovery summer series – with 20 teams sharing their final presentations last night. Slides for these presentations are in this folder , and we will be editing and sharing videos of each presentation shortly.

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Technology, Innovation, and Great Power Competition – Class 8 – Cyber

Steve Blank

Gregory Winger, “ China’s Disinformation Campaign in the Philippines ” The Diplomat , Oct. Continuous engagement imposes tactical friction and strategic costs on our adversaries, compelling them to shift resources to defense and reduce attacks.

Paul Herdsman Of NICE Global: The Benefits Of Utilizing Nearshore Outsourcing For Your Business

YoungUpstarts

Everything from customer service, technical support, to back office operations are able to be outsourced as a way to reduce costs, keep up with the evolving consumer expectations, and drive a faster return on investment.

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How To Start A Medical Tourism Business

YoungUpstarts

Another important function of the medical tourism facilitator, besides functioning as a liaison between the patient and medical personnel, is to find an affordable package for the customer that includes costs related to travel expenses, medical bills, lodging costs, and so on.

What’s Plan B? – The Small, the Agile, and the Many

Steve Blank

This does not bode well for our treaty allies, Japan, the Philippines, and South Korea. The system-to-system interactions to create these complex integrations drive up cost and manufacturing lead times. This post previously appeared in the Proceedings of the Naval Institute.

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10 Reasons For Startups To Be Wary Of Outsourcing

Startup Professionals Musings

These approaches allow your startup to grow more rapidly, save costs, but costly mistakes can lead to business failure. He is regarded by many as the number-one authority on virtual staffing and personal outsourcing, and is himself a successful entrepreneur based in the Philippines. Let’s cut costs by outsourcing all from this point forward.” Some entrepreneurs get outsource-happy to save costs and begin outsourcing everything and anything that lands on their desks.

[Singapore] Remote, Freelance, Online Work Taking Off Here

YoungUpstarts

India and the Philippines had the largest number of freelancers at 340,890 and 85,621 freelancers respectively. Clients in Singapore hired most freelancers from India, United States, Pakistan, United Kingdom and Philippines. Clients in Singapore hired most freelancers from India, United States, Pakistan, United Kingdom and Philippines. The demand for high-quality talent, not costs, is driving businesses to turn to online freelancers, says the report.

10 Outsourcing Myths Jeopardize Too Many New Ventures

Startup Professionals Musings

These approaches allow your startup to grow more rapidly, save costs, but costly mistakes can lead to business failure. He is regarded by many as the number-one authority on virtual staffing and personal outsourcing, and is himself a successful entrepreneur based in the Philippines. Let’s cut costs by outsourcing all from this point forward.” Some entrepreneurs get outsource-happy to save costs and begin outsourcing everything and anything that lands on their desks.

A step-by-step guide to HR outsourcing

The Startup Magazine

On the other hand, HR agencies offer cost-effective, standardized services, while consultants offer customized HR solutions (best for small companies). You pay for what you want, when you want, using outsourcing, which helps you keep your costs down.

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Survival Tips From A Seasoned Digital Nomad Who Made It Out The Other Side

YoungUpstarts

The exception to that rule is finding an island which is heavily dominated by tourists – such as Boracay in the Philippines – which has the budget to cater for Western needs. Our office in Cebu in the Philippines was obliterated by super typhoon Yolanda, the strongest tropical cyclone ever recorded which killed more than 6,300 people. by Martin Hunter, co-founder of Free Event Finder. While many consider “ Who Moved My Cheese?

McLaren Strategic Ventures Sajan Pillai Discusses the Top Five Trends for Advancing Global Technology in 2022 

The Startup Magazine

When the first microwave oven hit the market in 1955, it cost roughly $12,000 in today’s dollars; today you can pick one up for $64 on Amazon. Heralding a new era of digital transformation, technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) are being infused exponentially into the world around us.

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10 Key Outsourcing Mistakes Made By Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

These approaches allow your startup to grow more rapidly, save costs, but costly mistakes can lead to business failure. He is regarded by many as the number-one authority on virtual staffing and personal outsourcing, and is himself a successful entrepreneur based in the Philippines. Let’s cut costs by outsourcing all from this point forward.” Some entrepreneurs get outsource-happy to save costs and begin outsourcing everything and anything that lands on their desks.

Transportation, On-Demand And The Asian Economy – Asian Horizons

YoungUpstarts

Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam) We’ve identified some factors that set them apart from other ride-sharing outfits. Globe (Philippines), AirAsia (Thailand) KitKat, Revive Isotonic and Wonda Coffee are a few names in their partnership repertoire, with innovative campaigns for the same. Uber lost its battle in China to Didi Chuxing, a battle that allegedly cost them over 2 billion. by Samar Singla, founder of Click Labs.

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[Asia] HKers, Singaporeans Eye Higher Salaries: jobsDB

YoungUpstarts

In a flash of the blindingly obvious, the recently released bin-annual jobsDB Asian Consumer Market Survey – which canvassed the opinions of 1,893 participants from Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand – revealed that workers in Singapore, as well as in Hong Kong, are becoming more ambitious and seeking out new, higher paying job roles, even in their later years.

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Top 5 Fastest - Growing Freelance Platforms in 2020

Transformify - Recruiting

On the contrary, salaried employees may lose their jobs on short notice due to business transformation, cost-cutting or adverse market conditions having a negative impact on the company they work for. Freedom comes at a cost though, as, in the beginning, it is hard to find clients.

Freelancing – A Prelude To Entrepreneurship 

YoungUpstarts

Hiring “resources” who work remotely for companies is slowly catching on – perhaps because it is cost effective, if nothing else. Graphic designers in the Philippines, IT professionals in India and writers in Britain have become easier to engage with. The Japanese manufacturing aphorism, “highest quality is lowest cost” comes to life in the virtual world. by Soumik Roy. The talent pool accessible to companies today is global.

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5 Innovative Fundraising Ideas For Non-Profit Organizations

YoungUpstarts

One of the biggest examples of this campaign was the “Tulong Na, Tabang Ba, Tayo Na” T-shirt campaign of the TV network ABS-CBN in 2013 to help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. You’ve got to eat delicious food, saved funds for dinner, and part of the meal price will also go to the non-profit organization to support their cost. Building a non-profit organization for a noble cause is a great thing to do in order to contribute to society.

21 Entrepreneurs Reveal Their Favorite Business or Entrepreneur Turnaround Story

Hearpreneur

Henry Sy, the guy behind the world-famous SM Malls, is a household name in the Philippines. At that time, SMS was still costly. It cost him $4.8B Poor performance in business doesn’t always imply the failure of a business.

Transformify Freelancer Management System (FMS) Partners With Xoxoday to Boost Its Expansion Across Asia

Transformify - Recruiting

Transformify , a UK-based Freelancer Management System (FMS), has partnered up with Xoxoday , an HR Software company based in India that has offices in Singapore, Australia, the US, Ireland and the Philippines, to boost its expansion across Asia.

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Your core competency and why not to stray

Berkonomics

And most often, the companies supplying those services are much more efficient at doing so than we could be because of their experience and advantages of scale, and the cost to us of such services is lower than performing them ourselves. Consider your core. It is the one skill, process or advantage you have over your competition.

Daily Deals Still A Big Deal In Asia; All Deals Asia Launches iPhone App

YoungUpstarts

“Many (merchants) are beginning to see this group buying model as one of the risk-free marketing channels with no upfront costs,” says All Deals Asia founder Yiping Goh ( we also interviewed her in mid 2010 when All Deals Asia first launched). The daily deals industry may be taking somewhat of a beating to its reputation in recent times – stories of deals gone bad abound – but according to All Deals Asia , this space is still growing rapidly in Southeast Asia.

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Join a conference simulcast near you

Startup Lessons Learned

Most simulcasts are free, although some charge a small fee to cover their costs. Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur Mexico: Mexico City San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon Netherlands: Maastricht Utrecht New Zealand: Auckland Christchurch Norway: Bergen Oslo Peru: Lima Philippines: Davao City Poland: Gdansk Gliwice Poznan Warsaw Portugal: Braga Lisbon Romania: Bucharest Sibiu Timisoara Russia: Moscow Omsk Samara St.

How to Safely Return to the Workplace During the Pandemic

Women Entrepreneurs Can

These upgrades may come at a cost, but remember that they’re necessary to provide a safe working environment for your workers and keep your business running amidst a virus outbreak.

UGC Strategies to Boost Your Brand

Women Entrepreneurs Can

User-Generated Content (UGC) is one of the most cost-effective and efficient SEO strategies. Finding her true passion, she devoted 15 years in NGO and community development work, where she experienced being a coordinator and teacher, travelling both in the Philippines and countries in Asia.

Labor in the 21st Century: Cryptoeconomics, Communities and Global Markets

thebarefootvc

The Philippines and SE Asia have been the largest markets to date for Yield Games. We invested Aza in 2014 (formerly Bitpesa), which was one of the first companies to provide low cost foreign exchange transactions to African entrepreneurs as well as multinationals doing business with them, utilizing a blockchain backend. Today is Labor Day in the United States, a day when we are supposed to reflect on everyday people who work hard to make sure our economy works.

The Boundaryless Era: the Time for Distributed Teams

ReadWriteStart

There are plenty of companies poised to serve your needs in Bangalore, the Philippines, and across Eastern Europe. They’re low cost and capable of delivering specific — but mostly basic — engineering services. Reason Two: Ridiculously High Cost of Living in the Bay Area. A recent rent-survey in San Francisco found that the average cost for a one-bedroom apartment in the city is $3600 per month.

A Crash Course In Startup Labs: What Every Tech Entrepreneur Needs To Know

YoungUpstarts

Depending on what a startup needs, the cost and equity share will vary — ranging from a full scope of projections, a business plan, and modeling, to a simple consulting partnership. There has been a noticeable growth and expansion of Startup Labs in Southeast Asia in countries such as Vietnam, Philippines, and Singapore. By Konstantine Sukherman, CEO of Bit Olive Ventures. One of a startup’s biggest problems is its rocky ascent to success.

Remote Jobs: The Fair Pay Rate Dilemma

Transformify - Recruiting

It’s an extra cost for the employer and most companies stick to 2-3 overseas locations to simplify remote working arrangements. Some companies create remote jobs to save on employment costs and benefit from the much lower pay rate overseas. An asset, no cost in the P&L.

The Next 10 Years Of Infocomm Technology

YoungUpstarts

Over the next few decades, this young cohort would comprise a rising proportion of citizens in Asia (31%-40% in Singapore, Korea, Hong Kong and Japan, and more than 51% in Malaysia, Philippines, India and Indonesia). This emergence of the 3rd Platform creates four pillars, namely: 1) Mobility – Connecting People and Process Increasingly, intelligent devices will provide cost effective telemetry (remote data measurements) for infrastructure, vehicles, and people.

DesignCrowd takes on 99Designs in the US, seeking to grow its crowdsourced design business tenfold

The Next Web

A typical logo design project costs $200 to $400 and gets over 100 different designs. A year ago, it entered Asia via launches in India, Singapore and the Philippines – three months after the site rolled into Canada and the UK. DesignCrowd , the Australia-headquartered crowdsourcing service for designers, has big plans: it wants to grow its business from $10 million to $100 million as quickly as possible – and its first step is to conquer the US.

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25 Entrepreneurs Explain Their Major Accomplishments in 2019

Hearpreneur

One of the steps we took was to establish MAXIM BPO, a Business Process Outsourcing company in Manila, Philippines, to perform back-office functions for our various verticals including inbound/outbound call center, accounting and bookkeeping, and IT Support.

Is Remote Work the Future of Employment?

Transformify - Recruiting

Keeping costs low. Remote Companies are More Cost Effective. Renting physical offices is a huge overhead cost, not to mention equipment, internet, electricity, meals, and transportation, it’s no wonder that 82% of businesses that fail do so due to poor cash management.

[Singapore] IT Infrastructure For Small Business: In Conversation With NetGear

YoungUpstarts

We chat with Tan Wee Fong, Asean Sales Manager for computer networking solutions provider Netgear – he handles sales for the Singapore, Malaysia and Philippines markets – on what small business owners need to look out for when choosing the right IT infrastructure for their business. Setting up the right IT infrastructure for a small business can be a daunting task, especially for a new entrepreneur without any technical background.

Supercharge Growth Without Raising Money

YoungUpstarts

I applied this method to every single one of our hires and today our team consists of 22 people from United States, India, United Kingdom, Ukraine, Greece and the Philippines. It can be very costly. by Evan Varsamis, Founder/CEO at Gadget Flow Inc. Myself and my co-founders were just a bunch of young upstarts with a big idea. We envisioned a platform where you could discover and buy incredible gadgets. Instead of raising money we found another way to achieve exponential growth.

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5 Ways to Keep Your Small Business Growing

Up and Running

These include the hiring of virtual assistants, which lowers operational costs while increasing the level of productivity. . The cost of hiring a virtual assistant is only a third of the cost of a full-time employee and generates greater productivity because of the payment structure, as virtual assistants have to accomplish predetermined milestones for payment to be released. By outsourcing, it is estimated that you can reduce cost of operations by at least 40 percent.

What Do Diversity Hiring and Work From Home Jobs Have in Common?

Transformify - Recruiting

Work from home and remote work also significantly cut office costs. There are various reasons for that ranging from the high costs associated with making their offices accessible to training the managers and the workforce on how to respond to the needs of people diagnosed with a disability.

Pandemic, Boom, War, Correction. So Now What for Tech?

View from Seed

A vast supply of previously untapped labor joined the global workforce, allowing businesses to employ factory workers in China, software engineers in Ukraine, and call center reps in the Philippines. .

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The Coming Chip Wars

Steve Blank

A decade ago, China recognized that its initial success as the world’s low-cost factory was going to run its course. As the cost of Chinese labor increased, other countries like Vietnam could fill that role. A version of this article appeared in War on the Rocks.

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