April 11, 2019

India-based AI agtech startup Intello Labs today announced it’s closed a US$2 million seed round from Nexus Venture Partners and Omnivore. This marks the firm’s first institutional round.

Intello Labs, which operates in Singapore, Stockholm, and the US, will use th...

April 11, 2019

Ernst & Young welcomes application for its early stage startup incubator program, EY Foundry.

Professional services organization Ernst & Young now welcomes applicants into its incubator program for early stage startups in the accounting, tax, fintech, legal tech, and re...

April 11, 2019

TRIBE Accelerator, a blockchain accelerator that is part of Singapore-based venture capital firm Trive Ventures, on Thursday announced its first batch of startups in its product development-focused programme. 

The 10 startups, of which half are locally founded, were cho...

March 26, 2019

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:

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March 20, 2019

"Golden Gate Ventures, a Singapore-based venture capital firm, said on Tuesday it has partnered South Korea's Hanwha Asset Management to invest together in South-east Asian startups in areas such as marketplaces and financial inclusion technologies.

The firms are seekin...

March 15, 2019

"There is also, [Edwin Chow, Assistant Chief Executive, Innovation & Enterprise of Enterprise Singapore] says, a wider startup boom taking place in Singapore, with more than 100 incubators and accelerators, and more than 150 venture capital investors actively seeking o...

March 14, 2019

"SINGAPORE - Consumer goods company P&G is setting aside $12 million to grow at least three new Singapore-based businesses that are to be scaled globally.

These could involve new brands, technology platforms and business models, the company said on Thursday (March 7).


March 12, 2019

"SoftBank Group Corp has expanded its appetite for early-stage startups, with a venture capital unit set to launch its biggest fund for early investments as it opens new offices in Asia.

The global fund from newly rebranded Seoul-based SoftBank Ventures Asia will be wor...

March 8, 2019

"Anthill Ventures, the early-growth startups investment platform, has announced the launch of A-Scale. The company said A-Scale is “an Asian market access programme for healthtech, mediatech, and urbantech startups”.

This move by Anthill is supported by Enterprise Singa...

March 5, 2019

"The VC firm plans to invest up to US$100m through an open fund and as much as US$20m through an impact fund.

VC firm Quest Ventures is launching two funds worth up to geared towards early stage digital commerce startups, an announcement revealed.

Quest Ventures is known...

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