Category Archives: Startup

My Unexpected Journey As An Online Freelancer
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My Unexpected Journey As An Online Freelancer

Truth be told, the thought of making a career shift – from the office cubicle to my home desk – as a freelancer/cyberpreneur has always lingered in my mind ever since I learned about the concept some years ago. I’ve felt that working from home was an ideal setup. At least for me though, a shift that’s not in the […]

Startup Idea Checker: How Crowded is Your Market?
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Startup Idea Checker: How Crowded is Your Market?

Could your startup idea thrive despite the market competition? You need to check if there’s opportunity to gain ground in your area. See how you’re likely to fare, based on Philippine Roadmap for Digital Startups data! close Want more expert tips? Get a copy of Cyberpreneur Philippines from leading bookstores, or order from us!

5 Common Ways to Fund Your Startup
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5 Common Ways to Fund Your Startup

Where would you get the money to make your cyber business happen? The answer will depend on the nature of your project, your business model, and your tolerance for risk. For a quick review of possible options, here are 5 models that you can use to fund your startup. Bootstrapping This means you’re using your own money for […]

Start-Up Business Bill: What You Need to Know
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Start-Up Business Bill: What You Need to Know

The Philippines is getting serious in promoting startups as a way to grow the economy. Through Senate Bill 2217 or the “Start-up Business Bill”, the government hopes to set a favorable business environment for budding entrepreneurs. Before you get too excited, there are some caveats to the program since it’s designed for those new in entrepreneurship. The […]

5 Tips to Effectively Communicate with Clients Online
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5 Tips to Effectively Communicate with Clients Online

I’m a Filipino based in Taiwan, while my client is a Ukrainian located in France. We meet for the first time over a video call. I greet her with a “Good afternoon!”, and she thanks me for staying up late to meet with her. In my years of freelancing and working with multinational companies, I’ve […]

6 Common Reasons for Not Sharing Knowledge And How to Fix It
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6 Common Reasons for Not Sharing Knowledge And How to Fix It

Maybe you couldn’t get a straight answer from a client, or a team leader won’t send you a project document as promised. For all the benefits it brings to the company, there are still many people who resist sharing knowledge. At the heart of the resistance is the fear of change: what would happen if I […]