November 24, 2020

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Up to 12 companies in Cohort 2 will receive US$60K from ScaleUp's partner and Singapore-based VC firm Quest Ventures.

ScaleUp Malaysia, an accelerator programme powered by Singapore-based VC firm Quest Ventures, has announced the launch of...

November 17, 2020

Indonesia’s home-grown ride-hailing giant gojek today announced that it has raised US$150 million from Telkomsel, a leading network service provider and subsidiary of Telkom Indonesia and Singtel.

This strategic investment takes place about six months after gojek receiv...

November 9, 2020

Despite the potential security concerns, Zoom’s growth carried on unimpeded as it becomes clear that COVID-19 is here to stay.

The pandemic threw the value of remote working solutions into sharp relief. It also strengthened the earnings of innovative video messaging app...

November 4, 2020

The latest on insurtech, banking, wealth management and payments startups

Fintech has been a key startup story in recent quarters, with leading players in the genre raising titanic rounds at eye-popping valuations. Consider companies like Robinhood, and its epic capital...

October 29, 2020

Singapore has such a dynamic ecosystem that sometimes the number of events offered can be overwhelming. With the sudden disruption of COVID-19, you may now find yourself overwhelmed with the plethora of Webinars.

Here at FirstCOUNSEL, we're going to help you out by putt...

October 18, 2020

Investors include Korea Investment Partners (lead), Mirae Asset, Woowa Brothers, Indogen Capital, and Insignia Ventures

EVOS Esports, an e-sports platform owned and operated by Singapore-based Attention Holdings, has secured US$12 million in a Series B investment round,...

October 7, 2020

The MAS has catapulted the growth of fintech startups in Singapore thus creating a fintech boom in the island city-state.

Fintech is booming in Singapore, a city known for being a global financial hub. The island city-state has received the lion’s share of funding in So...

September 27, 2020

Singapore has such a dynamic ecosystem that sometimes the number of events offered can be overwhelming. With the sudden disruption of COVID-19, you may now find yourself overwhelmed with the plethora of Webinars.

Here at FirstCOUNSEL, we're going to help you out by putt...

September 4, 2020

How young chefs are charting their own paths in this new normal.

A JOBLESS chef couple who's starting a kitchen sharing concept so they don't have to worry about retrenchment. A pastry chef who built a viral bakery business during Circuit Breaker. A private dining chef...

August 28, 2020

Singapore has such a dynamic ecosystem that sometimes the number of events offered can be overwhelming. With the sudden disruption of COVID-19, you may now find yourself overwhelmed with the plethora of Webinars.

Here at FirstCOUNSEL, we're going to help you out by putt...

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