Meet the 50 top-funded startups and tech companies in Singapore
Singapore is considered one of the best places to start a business with one of the hottest startup scenes around. Here are the companies in Singapore that are attracting tons of investors and have the resources to spend on software, talent and expansion. Click here to read more.
A startup's guide to Singapore's grants and accelerators
We all know that Singapore is renowned for being one of the best places in the world to start a business. A big reason why is the tremendous support from the government with its generous grants and incubator programs. From Startup SG to the Capability Development Grant to Entrepreneur First to muru-D, there are many options to help you on your startup journey. Click here to read more about Singapore's grants and accelerators.
Upcoming events in Singapore for start-ups, SMEs and entrepreneurs
Singapore has such a dynamic ecosystem that sometimes the number of events offered can be overwhelming. Here at FirstCOUNSEL, we're going to help you out by putting together a curated list of upcoming events in Singapore for start-ups, SMEs and entrepreneurs: April 25 - Let's talk about blockchain and the future of tech Free May 9 - Pick the right digital marketing metrics for your business goals Free May 10 - SME Workshop: Embracing and embarking on Search Engine Marketing (
FirstCOUNSEL continues the world tour: This time we are in Vietnam
In the last two months alone, FirstCOUNSEL has been in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Hong Kong, the Philippines, and most recently we stopped by Ho Chi Minh City to spread the word to entralled entrepreneurs about our innovative legaltech platform. Co-founder/CEO Azmul Haque gave a talk to a captive audience on negotiating terms sheets and incorporating in Singapore at the amazing START Co-working/Co-living Space. At START, you have tech meetups and workshops, happy hours, c
After Uber deal, it’s clear: platforms like Grab are changing how we do business
Last month, in a move that surprised many commuters, Grab acquired Uber's operations in the region. Although this was not a complete shock to some as there had been rumblings of a deal (and Uber had previously sold its operations in China to Didi), this is a testament to the dynamic nature of commerce and how consequential change can happen in a relatively short amount of time. The Grab story is further evidence that disruption is coming for every industry, and so the questio
FirstCOUNSEL a featured startup at TechLaw.Fest 2018!
FirstCOUNSEL was a media partner at the first ever TechLaw.Fest conference held last week. Jointly organised by the Singapore Academy of Law and Corp Agency, TechLaw.Fest brought together leading thinkers in the space of Technology Law and leading makers in the space of Legal Technology. The entire conference was held in Singapore from 4-6 April 2018, and FirstCOUNSEL was one of the featured startups in the Startup Alley. We met lots of interesting people in the ecosystem, in