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How To Convert Ideas Into An Actual Business

How To Convert Ideas Into An Actual Business

Successful businesses can be triggered by a ground-breaking and innovative idea during a shower. It can also stem from a simple and even traditional idea, done with great execution. The business may thrive by tapping on an opportune moment to enter the market, or through engaging communication with customers. Regardless, …

Step By Step Guide To Financing Your Business With Funding Societies

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Taking up a business loan is a great way to grow your business. However, many SMEs find it difficult to take up a loan with traditional financial institutions due to limited credit history or lack of collaterals. This is where Peer-to-Peer (P2P loans) steps in to nicely fill the funding gap and provide …

3 Takeaways SMEs Need To Know From Budget 2019

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On Monday, 19 Jan 2019, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat delivered the Budget 2019. Mr Heng announced new initiatives and expansions worth S$1 billion, aimed at enabling businesses to grow. Here is how Budget 2019 will impact your business. The budget outlines three areas of focus to deepen enterprise capabilities: …

Top 10 Books To Improve Your Negotiation Skills

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Negotiation is undoubtedly one of the most important skills for any entrepreneur. It comes in handy when you are trying to convince an angel investor to fund your business launch, or when you are urging an investor to continue investing in your company after failing to hit certain milestones. When …

3 Reasons Why You Should Take a Business Loan Before Chinese New Year

3 Reasons Why You Should Take a Business Loan Before Chinese New Year

In Singapore, many Chinese Singaporeans adhere to Chinese New Year (CNY) superstitions such as “Wearing red is auspicious while black is a big no-no”, “Don’t wash your hair on the first day of CNY as it is seen as washing your fortune away”, just to name a few. One of …

10 Step Invoice Checklist to Help You Get Paid Faster

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Have your sales been doing well but your business is still struggling with cashflow problems due to delayed payment? Invoicing well increases the probability of getting paid on time and keep your cash flow in check. Follow the invoice checklist below to be on a steady track for speedy payments. …

SME Business Financing: The Definitive Guide (2020)

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SME Business Financing Guide: Founders and business owners have various ways to finance their SME business, including equity and debt financing. The latter option of debt financing for SMEs is comparatively more common and easier to apply for. How should I finance my Small Medium Enterprise (SME)? Before deciding which …