February 28, 2019

"US-based company Eventbrite is officially heading to Asia, and it's choosing Singapore as its first stop.

Singapore has already used Eventbrite for over 90,000 events, with payments made possible through PayPay. It'll now add official support and localised payment as p...

February 27, 2019

"FRENCH energy giant Engie has launched a strategic venture arm eyeing energy startups in Asia-Pacific, hoping to provide them with access to industry expertise and funding.

The venture arm, Engie Factory Asia-Pacific, will focus on the areas of green mobility, smart ci...

February 25, 2019

"Technology giant Google launched a developer space on Friday (Feb 22) at its Singapore headquarters that will allow developers, entrepreneurs and community groups to network, train and grow their expertise.

The Developer Space @ Google will amplify its efforts to boost...

February 22, 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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February 20, 2019

"The Singapore government will set aside $74 million (S$100 million) for investments in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) under its SME Co-Investment Fund III, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced on Monday.

Delivering the city-state’s budget for 2019, the...

February 19, 2019

"ENTERPRISE Singapore will launch a Scale-up SG programme that partners both the private and public sectors to help startups and smaller companies scale up, said Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat on Monday.

The programme will pave the way for work with 'aspiring, high...

February 18, 2019

"SINGAPORE'S prospects as a fund management hub look stronger than ever. A number of recent international developments have contributed to this. Global investors are concerned about uncertainties arising from the US-China trade war, protectionism, Brexit, the Italian b...

February 14, 2019

Singapore is the 6th top tech hotspot in the world, according to a new study by real estate firm Savills.

The Savills Tech Cities index measures 30 global cities on 100 metrics related to the city's business environment, cost of doing business, tech infrastructure,...

February 11, 2019

"The Singapore Management University (SMU) and Alibaba Cloud launched a series of courses to upskill more than 1,000 working professionals in Singapore. The ‘SMU-Alibaba Series’ professional continuing education programme will be offered at the SMU Academy, the profess...

February 8, 2019

BY AW CHENG WEI, THE STRAITS TIMES

"When Malaysian Kelvin Teo and Indonesian Reynold Wijaya set up crowd-investing website Funding Societies in 2015 in Singapore, both were not on the island."My co-founder and I incorporated the company and built a team (of five) here,...

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