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Paul Graham famously said - “No product survives its first interaction with a user”. So it is invaluable that once you feel confident that you have identified a strong need through user research that you build a prototype and get it in front of users quickly.
There are some things in life that, because of their nuances, you can only really learn by doing. Fundraising is one of them.  Last year, my co-founder Ian and I had a crazy idea to change the world’s approach to the management of lifestyle disease. In...
Contact Aditya to Learn How to Boost Your Team’s Creative Output What's your story?I’ve always had a knack for building things, even though I would often permanently break them in the process. I was interested in subjects for which there were no classes, and...
All too often and contrary to what one might expect, what appear to be high-quality crowdfunding projects fail to get the backing they need in time to get funded. But entrepreneurs can help ensure success by tracking their project’s progress in real time and boosting marketing at...
They say the economy has its seasons. Spring is when business is booming. In summer, growth slows, but revenues remain red hot. Autumn brings recession fears, but the occasional warm spell breeds complacence. What about winter? Well – we’re in the depths of one right now. It’s an...
The coronavirus pandemic raging across the world has taken a huge toll on global lives and economies. Already it is being seen as the most consequential global crisis since the Second World War. To date, the pandemic has forced countries around the world to take unprecedented measures...
Aaron Empowers People Through His Three Social Enterprises  What's your story?I manage 3 organisations, (1) Etch Empathy, (2) Fortitude Culina Pte Ltd and (3) Cycling Without Age Singapore. Etch Empathy is a non-profit that provides skills development workshops for the visually...
The recent collapse in oil prices in the global market was caused by a combination of supply and demand issues as well as uncertainty about the future, and has resulted in a crash in financial markets. But what are the reasons behind this collapse, and what impacts...
Fund raising can be a frustrating experience for entrepreneurs. Some entrepreneurs are natural salespeople that can raise money quickly at a good valuation but for most, raising investment is a long, stressful process that takes attention away from building the business. Given the sheer number of opportunities...
A microscopic bug has halted life around the world as we know it, and we are once again forced to contend with the fact that at any time, despite all our advancements in technology, that Mother Nature still has a few tricks up her sleeve and can...