January 29, 2019

FirstCOUNSEL’s parent company Collyer Law LLC celebrated its 3rd anniversary in November 2018. The milestone was marked with a cocktail party at the gorgeous The Arts House, with a hundred clients and colleagues! 

2018 has been quite a year for us as FirstCOUNSEL F...

January 29, 2019

"SINGAPORE - Lufthansa Innovation Hub (LIH), the digitalisation and innovation unit of the German airline, launched its first foreign office in Singapore on Monday (Jan 28).

LIH Singapore will focus on market developments in the digitalisation of travel and establish a...

January 28, 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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January 28, 2019

"OCBC Bank is introducing a new credit scheme that targets entrepreneurs running more than one business, giving them access to loans 'a few months before incorporation' of the new venture.

The bank said the market is sizeable, citing figures that show one in three new b...

January 25, 2019

"Startups in Singapore continued to account for the lion’s share of regional funding after raising US$7.5b in 2018 across 189 deals, according to a report from e27.

In comparison, Indonesian startups raised a combined US$4.7b in 2018 followed by the Philippines whose s...

January 24, 2019

"DYSON is moving its corporate head office to Singapore 'to reflect the increasing importance of Asia' to its business, the British home electronics maker said on Tuesday night, accompanying the release of its financial results for 2018. Its plans for 2019 also include...

January 23, 2019

"DBS Group Holdings is open to investing in digital economy startups and forging partnerships to gain access to new customers, according to the chief executive of Southeast Asia's largest bank.

Speaking in an interview with the Nikkei Asian Review, Piyush Gupta said tha...

January 22, 2019

"Southeast Asia at a glance

e27 tracked 5,828 active tech startups and captured a total of 436 deals and US$17.26b funds raised across the ASEAN-6, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam (presented in Alphabetical order). These were com...

January 21, 2019

By Pooja Singh 

"Singapore has always been a big supporter of startups and enterprises. Between 2012 and 2017, the number of tech startups in the island nation grew from 3,400 in 2012 to 4,000. This boost can be attributed to a conducive business environment, ample gove...

January 17, 2019

Thank you to everyone who attended our exclusive networking event for lawyers this week!

We had a great time meeting everyone, talking about #newlaw, and sharing a very special wine tasting with In Vino Veritas Private Limited - Singapore and Quinta do Zambujeiro (and e...

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