September 26, 2019

Singapore-based Mooncake Capital, a venture capital firm focused on cryptocurrency and blockchain, said it has raised US$10 million for investments in Asian crypto projects through its new fund called Connect Fund.

With a targeted size of US$100 million, the fund aims t...

September 26, 2019

“All the awards we won last year helped our credibility, and led huge global institutions to start white labeling us and distributing our platform to their clients,” shares the CEO. Before this, the firm had been reaching out to banks and insurers for six years to have...

September 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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September 11, 2019

With the rapid growth and advancement of technology, it has led to the advent of a new digital era.

Technology is becoming a mainstay, increasing efficiency, reducing the need for labour and replacing workers for manual jobs.

Technology is also not restricted in any vert...

September 11, 2019

TechLaw.Fest, a two-day conference highlighting the law industry and its trends, came back this year for its second edition from September 5-6 at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore.

This year, TechLaw.Fest mainly focused on the state of Asia legal innovatio...

September 11, 2019

DESPITE being a relatively young nation with a population of just 5.6 million people, Singapore has evolved to become a vibrant startup hub in the region as much as on the global stage, with its prime geographical location a gateway to high-growth markets such as China...

September 4, 2019

Virtual currency Bitcoin that uses digital encryption for its operations was first introduced in the year 2008 by a pseudonymous group or individual named Satoshi Nakamoto. 

In some way, Bitcoin is an alternative method to the global financial system. It has steadi...

September 4, 2019

Mr. Heng Swee Kiat, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance of Singapore has mentioned early this year that Singapore has the potential to position itself as a global Asian node for technology, innovation and enterprise.

This is because Singapore has an exception...

September 4, 2019

Singapore and Chinese companies signed 13 deals yesterday for the collaborative efforts to employ digital technologies in education, manufacturing and telecommunications at the annual Smart China Expo in Chongqing, China on Monday, August 26, 2019.

The efforts incl...

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