May 31, 2019

If tech consumers had their own Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, internet access would form the bottom rung, and financial-technology would be the one above it.

You need to be able to connect to the world wide web and leverage this access to store value. The next natural pr...

May 31, 2019

It was my second official business visit to Silicon Valley in three years. This time, I was part of a Singapore government delegation who’s objective was to connect and establish partnerships between the two startup ecosystems.

But going beyond the norm of just focusing...

May 31, 2019

AIDA Technologies, a startup that uses machine learning to generate insights that help financial services companies make decisions, announced today that it has raised a series A round from Mastercard, Kuok Ventures (belonging to the Kuok Group), and Singapore governmen...

May 31, 2019

BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) - Data centre start-up AirTrunk has raised $450 million in debt and equity to help build its first Singapore facility as part of a multi-billion dollar plan to become a regional technology powerhouse.

The Goldman Sachs Group and TPG Sixth Street Part...

May 30, 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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May 17, 2019

The WORK series

Next up in the series of FirstCOUNSEL sponsored videos produced by Vietcetera, which features various entrepreneurial businesses and industries with an inside look at how they operate and what makes them successful is – Leflair, one of Vietnam's most tru...

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