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: May 31 - Startup&Angels Singapore #4 2018: A New Investor Landscape (WeWork) $25-45 May 31 - Building Your Brand With a Purpose (WeWork) Free Jun 5-6 - Innovfest Unbound 2018 (Marina Bay Sands) $200+ Jun 5 - SME Survival
In today's fast-paced technological world, small businesses today must keep up to stay alive. But luckily for SMEs in Singapore, there is help available. "Going digital has two key benefits - it makes internal processes more efficient or productive, and companies can capture global opportunities through new channels." The Business Times talks to two industry leaders at OCBC Bank and Enterprise Singapore to find out how businesses can go digital successfully. Click here to rea
FirstCOUNSEL was at Tech in Asia Singapore 2018, one of the largest tech conferences in Asia for startups, entrepreneurs, investors and the tech community. It was an exciting 2 days filled with up-and-coming startups, and talks on IPOs in Asia and the future of transportation. Click here to get the full recap through the eyes of the #tiasg2018 attendees.
"Singapore has overtaken Silicon Valley as the world’s number one center for entrepreneurial talent... Singapore’s innovative policies and world-beating tech talent [are] critical factors in its strong start-up ecosystem." Click here to read more in this Forbes article by Sumit Agarwal.
FirstCOUNSEL COO Linda Schindler was recently interviewed by Graham Brown, the founder and host of the Asia Tech Podcast (ATP.Show) with listeners in 80 countries worldwide. On this podcast, hear about: - common mistakes of start-up founders when setting up businesses in Asia [25:10], - the most popular services that FirstCOUNSEL offers [30:23], - why there appears to be more female entrepreneurs in Singapore than anywhere else in the world [38:40], and - if you were starting
Photo courtesy of e27 "Businesses can put blockchain’s capability to achieve autonomous and remote consensus between users to far multiple uses and purposes. It can help products and transactional services to market quickly and inexpensively and offload traditional high costs associated with security, Know your customer (KYC) protocols, data storage and other such costs. Blockchain will not only reduce costs but also allows businesses to compete on an equal playing field." Cl