March 27, 2019

FirstCOUNSEL announces sponsorship of video series produced by Vietcetera

FirstCOUNSEL is pleased to announce a collaborative partnership with Vietcetera, Vietnam’s popular online magazine for Vietnam affairs, society, business, and more, aimed at a globally-minded audi...

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).

It...

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...

March 4, 2019

"UNITED Overseas Bank (UOB) and OctoRocket.asia have signed a memorandum of understanding to enable small businesses in South-east Asia to quickly apply for financing through OctoRocket's platform.

OctoRocket, a joint venture by Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) and Y3 Tec...

March 1, 2019

FirstCOUNSEL is hosting an exclusive and curated networking event in BANGKOK for lawyers and legally trained professionals who want to explore a flexible yet fulfilling work environment.

This event will include a presentation by Azmul Haque (also Managing Director at aw...

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