July 27, 2018

FirstCOUNSEL was at BlockSpace Asia 2018, an event for Asia’s start-ups and SMEs that are driven by blockchain, artificial intelligence and deep technology.

BlockSpace Asia is a voluntary borderless community of entrepreneurs, services, experts and blockchain enthu...

July 26, 2018

By Jack Ellis

South Korean blockchain startup MVL – short for Mass Vehicle Ledger – has just launched its ride-hailing app in Singapore. The city-state is its maiden market, with further launches slated for Vietnam, South Korea, and Japan in the near future.

Named T...

July 25, 2018

Did you know that Enterprise Singapore has a StartupSG Founder Grant for up to S$30K for first-time entrepreneurs?

They also have many other resources you can leverage on in your startup journey.

TRIVE is one of Enterprise Singapore's Accredited Mentor Partner...

July 24, 2018

"There are a number of drivers behind [the Chinese] success, according to Lambda School CEO Austen Allred:

- Work ethic. Their engineers work “9–9–6”: 9AM to 9PM, 6 days a week. The mere mention of this in SF would have people running for the exit.

- State support. The C...

July 18, 2018

 By Yunita Ong

MORE connections between the startup and innovation ecosystems in France and Singapore could be on the way after a number of freshly signed memoranda of understanding between Singapore and French institutions.

The signings were witnessed by Minister for Tr...

July 16, 2018

Tencent’s payment service admits that winning over local users in foreign countries is hard due to WeChat’s lack of scale in those areas. Over the next three years, the payment behemoth plans to leverage its popularity back home and stay focused on outbound Chinese tou...

July 13, 2018

By Yunita Ong

SINGAPORE and South Korea on Thursday signed partnerships aimed at strengthening bilateral trade and investment as well as promoting collaboration between companies from the two countries, especially for small and medium enterprises and startups.

The two me...

July 11, 2018

FirstCOUNSEL was at the Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE) Digital Transformation Exchange event featuring FinTech and Enterprise Tech startups. We heard pitches from startups hailing from Taiwan and Austria, as well as ecosystem insights from The FinLab and t...

July 6, 2018

Courtesy Channel New Asia 

"Singapore's competition watchdog has suggested that the recent merger between ride-hailing companies Grab and Uber could be undone after investigations revealed that the deal has infringed the Competition Act. 

The Competition and Consumer Com...

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