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Why Business Owners Should or Should Not Use Debt to Invest in Their Business

Most people instinctively think debt to be a bad word, however, for most startup companies it represents one of the most viable ways of financing operations and growing fast. Even very large companies tend to use the leveraging power of debt to achieve greater profitability. While banks, credit unions, and other financial institutions are typically the largest sources of debt,
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Jack Ma to train tech entrepreneurs in Indonesia

An adviser to the Indonesian government on e-commerce and executive chairman of China’s Alibaba Group Holding, Jack Ma, plans to open an institute to train thousands of tech entrepreneurs in Indonesia.
“We’re giving a lot of opportunities for young Indonesian people to learn,”
Ma told reporters after meeting Indonesian ministers on the sidelines of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings
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Budget 2017-18: Implications for Entrepreneurs

The FY2017-18 proposed budget has brought forth steep reactions from different quarters of the economy. Entrepreneurs from different sectors have been either positively or negatively impacted by changing government policies. The proposed budget targets a revenue of BDT 2,87,991 crore against an estimated expenditure of BDT 4,00,266 crore, amounting to a 5% deficit of BDT 112,275 crore. So, what does the
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7 Essential Tips For New Entrepreneurs

With a startup culture growing up in Bangladesh, so many sessions and seminars are taking places each day at different places. Yesterday with an initiative from Alliance for Fair Competition, Dhaka University IT Society organized “Digital Startup” seminar at the Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Hall. The renowned entrepreneurs talked about various aspects and tips for the new ones. The seminar
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Aspiring entrepreneurs: Kickstart your 2017 with NUS’ Global Entrepreneurs’ Conference

To kick off 2017, NUS Entrepreneurship Society will be organizing the Global Entrepreneurs’ Conference from 3 January to 7 January 2017. The conference will be held on the National University of Singapore (NUS) campus at the NUS Business School. With a heavy focus on tech this year, the conference will equip participants with relevant startup skills and valuable networks to help them kickstart
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Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Need To Avoid

Launching a new venture is equally exciting as it is uncertain. There are elements that every entrepreneur needs to consider if they are to catapult their business to success. Here are some of the most common mistakes that you can easily avoid: Funding Does Not Mean Success Young founders often consider funding to be an important pillar of success. However, sometimes they spend
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COMSATS Launches Pre-Incubation Program For New Entrepreneurs

COMSATS Islamabad Campus has launched a pre-incubation program named as Idea2Startup (i2s) for entrepreneurs. The main target of this program is to guide those students who are looking to start their own companies after graduation. Comsats Business Incubation Center is also hoping to prove itself instrumental in contributing towards improvement of socio-economic structure of Pakistan.
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Better Stories: Guiding The Entrepreneurs

By Sraban Roy , Writer, Riddle Scribble In Bangladesh the number of young entrepreneurs and enterprises are rising every day. The young entrepreneurs are using their great minds and ideas to develop their enterprise. But one has to know how to run business enterprise for which leadership is indispensable. Better Stories was established in 2008 jointly by a woman entrepreneur, a
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Six Bangladeshi Entrepreneurs Get Funding

Yesterday in Dhaka, at the 92nd Social Business Design Lab, six new local business won approval from Yunus Center for investment. Nobel prize winner Prof Dr. Muhammad Yunus presided over the presentation ceremony. Initially--there were 150 participants, who were observed by national and international organization. The young entrepreneurs presented their business plans, which included: marketing and sustainability plans. All six
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