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Cash Flow Planning Tool

Noomi Guides, Finance, Startups 1 Comment

  I highly recommend to any startup or small business to do monthly cash flow planning! Why should you care?   Countless reasons, but here the major ones: Basic CF figures are the big picture financials of your company. You need to know where money is coming from, and where it will be going. Simple as that. You also need to …

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“Money kills startups faster”

Noomi Startups, Funding, Investors 1 Comment

  “Money kills startups” Money kills startups is what has become a blunt saying among our angel investors. In a nutshell, it means that funding under the wrong circumstances does more harm than good to a company, and can even get a company ‘killed’. How funding is supposed to work Before startups get funding, expenses are usually low (not much …

25 Startup Business Models for Businesses

25 Startup Business Models

Ben Lim Startups, Business Model, Guides, Investments, Investors, Miscellaneous 14 Comments

Startup Business Models for Startups I will cover 25 Business Models for Every Startup (although some are not really business models) which I think is very useful for any startup entrepreneur or founder that is currently thinking of starting a business or is currently looking for startup funding. Heck, even large corporate should know about these business models, as innovation should be …

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Example Pitch Deck Guide for Startup Fundraising

Ben Lim Startups, Funding, Guides 16 Comments

Example Pitch Deck Guide: Background Every Startup new to fundraising will need a guide on how to create a good pitch deck or fundraising slides, so we decided to create an example pitch deck guide for Startups to conduct their fundraising effectively. I have also included bonus tips here and there, which startups usually find useful. The Pitch Deck Example Slides …

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Angel Investment in Malaysia

Ben Lim Investors, Funding, Investments, Startups Leave a Comment

What is Angel Investment? Angel Investment in Malaysia is basically a form of early stage investing into new businesses. The main characteristic of this asset class is that it is a long-term investment (5 years+) with a high risk, high return nature. Capital is given to a startup by angel investors to Startups in exchange for equity.  Angel Investment funding …

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Startup Grants in Malaysia

Ben Lim Startup Grants, Funding, Startups 3 Comments

The Startup Grants Startups could always use government Startup grants or in fact any kind of grants! Who doesn’t want free funding/money? Here is a list of grants in Malaysia, specifically for startups. If you would like to add more information, just comment below! I hope you find a suitable Startup grant to help you achieve your goals. Do note …

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Understanding the Loyal Customer

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Funnel to the Loyal Customer This concept of how a loyal customers is made is as relevant for startups as it is for established brands & businesses. It basically illustrates the hurdles which are in the way of making any person a loyal customer to a brand. In each step, a potential loyal customer is ‘lost’ due to different reasons. …

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Startup Idea Validation: 3 Crucial Validation Steps Before Scaling

Noomi Startups, Funding

Why is validation so crucial for startups? Looking at roughly 50 startup pitches per month, I frequently come accross startups which are in the midst of the Validation stage, seeking investment for the Growth stage. Oftentimes, there are misunderstandings on the purpose & meaning of ‘Validation’. Below are three simple steps to make startup idea validation more efficiently & effectively.  …