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Business Planning 101

Business plan 101 by Funding Societie

All successful businesses start with great planning. Business plans can be a daunting challenge for some, because of the effort you have to put to craft one. As daunting as it seems, business plans are necessary as they provide the roadmap for where you want to take your company. In …

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How to Build The Best Business Team for SMEs

Building the Best Business Team, No Matter How Small Your Business

A rookie mistake often made by those just starting a new business is thinking they can handle everything on their own. It’s still a small business, after all, so why would I need more people to help me, they think. As a small business owner, I should be able to …

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Building a Business: Online or Offline?

Building a Business: Online or Offline?

When thinking of how best to build your business, a significant consideration these days is whether to make it offline or online – especially, of course, if the business idea you have in mind is in the retail industry. Each option has its ups and downs, so you need to …

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Evaluating Your Business Idea

Evaluate Your Business Idea by Funding Societies

The current climate in business is innovative and entrepreneurial. Is it any wonder the startup industry is flourishing? Southeast Asia’s startup scene is also thriving. Since 2012, Southeast Asian startups have consistently obtained more and more financing. If you’re reading this article, perhaps you’ve been thinking of building your own …

Data for Effective Business Management

Utilizing Data for Effective Business Management

    Data is one of the most discussed topics among business owners and entrepreneurs. While data is certainly a very current issue, it’s much more than a buzzword or an Internet trending topic. Every single business transaction generates data. As the world rapidly digitizes, it is crucial for businesses …

The Best Social Media Platforms for Your Business

Best Social Media Platforms for Your Business

In a short span of time, social media has changed the way we communicate. People can share their interests online and then plan to meet offline. Social media has also changed the way business do marketing. Businesses can now have a better, faster, more personalized connection with customers. Businesses can …

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The SME Guide on Managing Data

The SME Guide on Managing Data

SMEs and small business owners have so many elements to keep track of. These days, in addition to managing cash flow and developing an organized accounting system, SMEs also have to wrestle with data. Because data management is a relatively contemporary concern, many people lack experience in dealing with data. …

4 Ways to Improve Leadership in a Small Business

4 Ways to Improve Leadership in a Small Business

The role of owner and leader in a company often conflate, especially in the small business sphere. And yet being an owner and being a leader is not the same. An owner is someone who had the initial idea and resources for a company and created the business. A leader …

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How to Protect Your SME from Cybercrime

How to Protect Your SME from Cybercrime

As technology evolves, so do hackers. It’s an unfortunate truth, but the number of cybercrime and hackers targeting businesses have skyrocketed. Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) are right to be worried. According to a recent report by the UK’s Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), SMEs are more likely to be …

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Building a Business Network? Here are 3 Helpful Tips.

Building a Business Network? Here are 3 Helpful Tips.

Ask any business owner and they will tell you how important it is to build a solid business network. A great business network is high-quality and consists of a group of people you can count on. Building such a network requires commitment and consistency. Here are 3 tips for building …