7 Tips for Applying To An Accelerator

Necessary Preparations To Apply The last three months I have been applying to business accelerators.  Since I’m trying my best to adhere to the stay in place order I now have more time to share what I’ve learned. It goes without saying, that it is important to make your application stand out. Here are the things I’ve learned as I research and apply for business accelerators/incubators. … Continue reading 7 Tips for Applying To An Accelerator

How To Create Products Customers Want

Customer Discovery Process Before I spend money on developing my mobile application I’ve been advised to find out what customers want. Reading various business articles many advisors believe this is a crucial first step.   Customer Development is defined by Steve Blank as:  In an existing market, Customer Development means not only understanding potential customers, but your competitors in detail – their product features, their sales … Continue reading How To Create Products Customers Want

Overseas Venture Capitalist Investors

How To Find Startup Funding  So you want to start a business in Asia? Starting a business is hard wherever you’re located.  Add starting a business overseas to your to-do list and it seems like one more insurmountable hurdle to overcome.  According to the Global Startup, Ecosystems report the Global Startup Economy reached $2.3 trillion from 2015 to 2017.  Part of that success includes assistance … Continue reading Overseas Venture Capitalist Investors

How I Chose A Technical Bootcamp

Product Development Process: CAD & CAM Training Recently, I’ve been apart of the first APC Fellowship organized by (LACI) or the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator.  Their mission states: “LACI is building a more diverse and inclusive ecosystem that integrates women, people of color and other under-represented groups into the cleantech sector.”. This whole experience gave me a lot more than an introduction to a CNC … Continue reading How I Chose A Technical Bootcamp

Entrepreneur Korea Interview

Part of my ongoing effort to keep up to date on events occurring in South Korea, I joined Entrepreneurs In Seoul Facebook group. Tony is another member within the group and he recently launched a new venture Entrepreneur Korea. I asked if he would be willing to share with Korean Convenience readers about his experiences? The following interview was written by Tony about his experiences … Continue reading Entrepreneur Korea Interview

A Platform For Entrepreneurs: Seoul Startups

Seoul Startups Informational Interview In my continuous search to connect and highlight entrepreneurs involved in the startup scene in South Korea, I was referred to Seoul Startups. Seoul Startups is administered by Marta, a native from Poland, who has lived in Korea for 14 years. After years of working in a corporation, she has transitioned to a freelancer with the goal of assisting entrepreneurs in … Continue reading A Platform For Entrepreneurs: Seoul Startups

Starting A Business In Korea

Korea Business Informational By Ahn Sehoon Ahn Sehoon is the manager at Seoul Global Center in Korea.   The Seoul Business Agency was established to promote and develop industries in Korea.  In addition, it provides comprehensive and systematic support to SMEs(Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) located in Seoul.”   The Seoul Global Center business team is operated by the SBA, on behalf of the Seoul City … Continue reading Starting A Business In Korea

Twelve Tips For E-commerce Startups

E-commerce Business Startup Tips  Recently, I attended a “How To Start A Successful E-commerce Business.”  The event was held at the Valley Economic Development Center.   Richard Stern has over 20 years consulting small businesses and entrepreneurs in the apparel and fashion industry.  As the instructor for the evening, he provided the necessary steps to launch an online business. Here are the bullet points on … Continue reading Twelve Tips For E-commerce Startups

Digital Marketing: Small Business Strategy​

Asian Small Business Expo Key Takeaways Creating a digital marketing strategy is key for any business success.  It’s even more important for small businesses who have fewer resources to optimize their digital presence.  The question becomes how do you effectively utilize social media to reach your target audience. The Asian Pacific Islander Small Business Program mission is to assist small business specifically within the Korean, … Continue reading Digital Marketing: Small Business Strategy​