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United States EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

On June 27, 2016, Posted by , In Immigration,USA, By ,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on United States EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

GENERAL The United States of America boasts a rich and diverse culture, one of the strongest currencies, and one of the most sought-after passports in the world. Through the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program, applicants can enjoy a host of exclusive benefits including: No requirement for language skills and minimum education…

3 R’s of Turning Around an Almost Unbankable Business Proposal

Tons of business proposals ended up in the trash everyday. Entrepreneurs, business owners, and investment brokers may ask, just what are the investors looking for? The answer might just be a question in itself – Is your project bankable? If you know your business proposal has ended up in the…

VALON introduces United States EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

On June 11, 2016, Posted by , In Immigration,USA, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on VALON introduces United States EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

GENERAL The United States of America boasts a rich and diverse culture, one of the strongest currencies, and one of the most sought-after passports in the world. Through the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program, applicants can enjoy a host of exclusive benefits including: No requirement for language skills and minimum education…

Apple Pay comes to Singapore

On May 28, 2016, Posted by , In Singapore,Tech,USA, With Comments Off on Apple Pay comes to Singapore

Apple fans in Singapore have waited long for this. The mobile payment service is now available to customers of five major banks in Singapore, including OCBC, Standard Chartered and DBS, which translates to the largest market share in credit and debit cards in the country. Apple Pay allows users to…

What does the new SEC rules mean for Crowdfunding in the States?

On May 15, 2016, Posted by , In Compliance,Legal,startups,Tech,USA, By ,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on What does the new SEC rules mean for Crowdfunding in the States?

New Crowdfunding Rules New crowdfunding rules taking effect on Monday will let anyone invest in startups, where startups raising money through online crowdfunding portals will be able to sell shares to people regardless of their wealth or income so long as the founders have submitted annual financial reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission…

Will Wearables be the Next Big Thing in Payments?

On May 10, 2016, Posted by , In Australia,China,Hong Kong,Singapore,startups,Tech,USA, By ,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Will Wearables be the Next Big Thing in Payments?

With mobile payment taking the lead in cardless payment, will wearables be the next big thing in payments? What can the payment wearables tech firms do to encourage adoption?   1. Security Security is the key concern for the payment industry, be it online, card, mobile or wearables. Consumers are concerned…

How do we pitch to family offices?

On May 2, 2016, Posted by , In Australia,China,Consulting,Family Office,Hong Kong,Singapore,startups,Tech,USA, By ,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on How do we pitch to family offices?

How do family offices want to be pitched? Family offices are one of the main targets for any fund manager or project owners. Unfortunately, not all funds or projects capture the attention of family offices, or in some cases, fund managers or project owners fail to pitch to family offices the…

Google Launches Pitch Deck Templates

On April 20, 2016, Posted by , In Australia,China,Consulting,Hong Kong,Singapore,startups,Tech,USA, By ,,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Google Launches Pitch Deck Templates

Google has just launched on Google Slides a Pitch Deck template “based on proven presentation tactics” which entrepreneurs or startups can use to create their pitch for fundraising. It is a very useful template, especially to those who are creating their pitch for the very first time! The Pitch Deck template contains a…

Running a Business without Proper Legal and Compliance?

Complying to local regulations and protecting your company’s rights is essential for all businesses, particularly at the start-up stage. We noticed that many business owners will forego having proper legal and compliance procedures in place for reasons such as: Company is new and relatively small; or Legal and compliance services are…

Trusted Traveller Programme (TTP) For Citizens Of Singapore And The United States Of America

On December 12, 2014, Posted by , In Immigration,Singapore,USA, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on Trusted Traveller Programme (TTP) For Citizens Of Singapore And The United States Of America

Singapore and U.S.A. to explore the development of a Trusted Traveller Programme (TTP) to facilitate immigration clearance for citizens of both countries. What is TTP? TP is a bilateral initiative which allows citizens of both countries to enjoy convenient immigration clearance via automated clearance kiosks at their major traveller entry…