Launching a Startup in Singapore: Interview with Hugh Mason

Launching a Startup in Singapore

We recently had the opportunity to speak with Hugh Mason on the topic of startups in Asia.  He has been with Singapore-based accelerator JFDI for roughly 5 years and it is now arguably the most prestigious Startup Incubator in the region. What were the greatest challenges you faced in creating an incubator from scratch in…

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How to Avoid Bad Startup Ideas

How to Avoid Bad Startup Ideas

We are living in the Age of Entrepreneurs. We long ago surpassed the dot.com era of the late 1990s. According to the Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity, the rate of entrepreneurship is now 0.28%, which works out to around 476,000 new businesses in the United States alone. Cost of entry is at an all-time low…

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The Beginners Guide to Learning to Code

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An unprecedented amount of people in all stages of working life are starting to look beyond big business as a means of forging themselves a career. Specifically, the ongoing digital and mobile revolution is proving a persuasive argument for learning to understand and create computer-driven programs. Navigating the mysteries and squiggly lines of symbols may…

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How to Make Money With Bitcoin

How to Make Money With Bitcoin

Investing in Bitcoin or other crypto-currencies can be a profitable business strategy, but it can also be confusing. It’s difficult to understand where and how to start. This should serve as a helpful primer explaining Bitcoin and its risks – as well as how to make money from it. What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is treading…

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How to Fit In at Your New Job

How to Fit In at Your New Job

Congratulations, you got the job! Now you need to devise a strategy so that you successfully fit in with your new company’s culture and work style.  The early days are a proving ground to show that you are genuinely pleased to have joined the firm and eager to become a valued team member.  How well…

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How to Secure a Marketing Job in China

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Today Career Hack is interviewing Linda of LindaLivinginChina.com Linda was keen on not having to start out as a teacher in China and successfully secured a paid marketing position in China at a western salary. Let’s see what we can learn from her experiences. Please give us a rundown of who you are and what…

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Expats: Don’t Come Back To The US Without a Plan

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This is a guest post by Aaron Michel, CEO and Founder of Pathsource. With the real unemployment rate being pegged by Forbes at over 12% the US economy is not friendly to people who lack a plan for how to get a job. Every year tens of thousands of expats return to the US without a career…

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How to Get a Job at Uber

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We work hard to provide our readers with blueprints for international career success that are both practical and replicable. When we find up-and-coming or established companies that appear to be excellent launchpads for young Gen Y professionals, we scramble to write about them. Today we’ll be answering the question:  how hard is it to get…

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How to use Kickstarter for Social Entrepreneurship

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Today Career Hack is thrilled to be bringing you the story of kickstarter in the context of social entrepreneurship. Let’s see if we can learn something from these enterprising aquaponics entrepreneurs. Shannon, thank you for joining us. Please give us a rundown of your business, AquaSprouts. When AquaSprouts was founded in 2013, we wanted to create…

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How to Launch a Silicon Valley Startup as an Immigrant

Prasad Kopanati

Interview by Michael Bennett. Prasad Kopanati is the founder and CEO of ManyShip, a peer-to-peer social shipping and delivery platform that connects people sending things around the world to travelers going to those destinations.  Michael Bennett joined ManyShip officially around 5 months into their beta, and finally had the pleasure of conducting a full interview…

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