So You Wanna Be A Coder
It's not as hard as it sounds. Follow the story of a graphic-designer-turned-programmer and see for yourself.
What would you do if you love flexing your entrepreneurial skills, but often get blocked by obstacles? You stay true to your dream, and get right back to it when you’re ready. That’s what Iza Sallehuddin, NEXT Academy’s Digital Marketing graduate did. Her latest venture has been thriving for 7 years now, and it’s still going […]
Nicole Rodrigues is a great example of someone who combined lifelong learning and personal interests with entrepreneurship. What resulted was Dorothy Scents, a business that sells scented candles, soaps, and bath bombs. The premise for her business idea was interesting. Nicole founded the company through the desire of locking in memories and emotions tied with […]
Computers have made our lives easier, from simplifying bill payments to safeguarding sensitive information. The internet has taken this one step further and provided equal access to everybody. Now, anybody in the world can download or learn how to build an app. There was a time when the most popular computer softwares were MP3 players and file […]
So you’re thinking of starting a business. You’ve already drawn out your business plan, and you’re moving onto the marketing portion. Digital marketing looks promising, but you have many questions that need answering before coming onboard. What is SEO? Where do you begin with social media advertising? What is data and how can you use it […]
So you have a business and you’re unsure how to promote it to the world. Do you place ads on the radio? Do you print flyers? What about these ads you’ve been seeing on Facebook and YouTube? Are they something you can get into, or are they just things you should leave to the techies? Also, what’s […]
Passive income ideas are always a welcome asset in any financial portfolio. After all, what better way is there to earn money than automated income? The rapid development of technology is making passive income much easier to achieve. This is made even better with automation and e-commerce tools available today. But even with all these technologies […]
There are many reasons why people choose to learn how to code, and that can range from wanting to turn their app ideas into reality, wanting to seek a career in tech, or just to upskill themselves. Knowing how to code can open up new worlds to you, and the possibilities are endless. We’ve had […]
At the age of 32, Dennis Lee had already taken up various job opportunities. He started off as a multimedia graduate, moved onto corporate comms, became a corporate sales manager, then dropped it all to join Singapore Airlines as a cabin crew. Finally, he co-founded Chai Bar, a salad bar based in Kuala Lumpur. The self-confessed jack-of-all-trades had […]
This post was written by Erica Freedman, Content and Client Services Specialist at SwitchUp. Programming is a continuously evolving industry. From university programs to week-long cohorts, it can be difficult to decide where to start. Much like the “Best coffee in all of America,” sign in your local diner’s window, every boot camp or school […]
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