Virtual Offices & Entrepreneurs: A marriage made on the Clouds

Since we started the Empire Business Centre, we have come to understand that the idea of a virtual office means different things to different people. But no matter how different the perception is the one underlying theme is a virtual office is a professional facility offering premium services to business professionals who understand the importance of an office but do not want to take on the high overhead costs. Continue reading →

On how to spot and identify business opportunities.

Would Sir Isaac Newton really have discovered gravity if nature hadn’t decided to pelt him with an apple? While this may not be an apt way to begin a discussion on how to spot an opportunity, you have to appreciate the fact that Newton didn’t just appreciate Mother Nature’s largesse and eat the apple, he spent a moment in thinking about the opportunity at hand, an opportunity that with time and endless hours of work translated into the definitive theory on gravity. So how do you have your Isaac Newton moment?
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Why E-Commerce is so vital for Start-ups & incumbents

1.7 billion people. A market that is still being tapped. Over 5 billion online cash transactions a day of amounts yet unknown. Mull over that stat for a second. Now imagine if even 5 percent of those 5 billion online transactions were for the purpose of online shopping. Don’t waste your time on the math. See the big picture instead. E-commerce is here to stay. Continue reading →

Desk to a Dream: Planning your first break into the world of entrepreneurship

The word ‘entrepreneur’ is thrown around a whole lot. The classical definition of an entrepreneur is of course someone who starts off their own venture, undertaking in the process a great deal of risk. But for you to be an entrepreneur in the modern age, you need to consider the ever evolving nature of any and every business.  Continue reading →