9 out of 10 ways of Rizq can be found in business - Prophet Muhammad

Economic Recession is GOOD for STARTUPS!

Issue 4 - Economic recession is good for startups

Every cloud has a silver lining. Recession is a bane for public limited companies but a boon for startups. When massive layoffs take place, a lot of people become jobless. There is severe competition on the available jobs, but on the bright side, startups can hire superlative talent at very low cost!

The year 2014 will most likely be remembered as the year of startups. The future is looking far more entrepreneurial than corporate in Pakistan. The relationship between investors and entrepreneurs has forever changed. People are now actively participating and engaging in business incubation centers, entrepreneurial events, startup forums, funding and collaborations. The future belongs to the entrepreneurs.

Within the pages of this issue, we give you our predictions for the trends that will shape the year that is 2015. From entrepreneurial success stories to startup business tips, from entrepreneurial lifestyles to insights & analysis; everything you wanted to know about starting, managing and growing successful small businesses.

In that spirit, we urge you to take a chance and move forward. Take risks. The rules of the game must be changed. New opportunities are coming by. All ideas are great. All you have to do is find yours.

I wish our readers a very Happy New Year!