The Working Capitol: Namita Sethi on startup financial fundamentals

Apr 21

The Working Capitol: Namita Sethi on startup financial fundamentals

Futurebooks hosted our first Members Lunch at The Working Capitol (TWC) last Wednesday, April 20. We would like to thank everyone who came down to say hi to the team. It was great meeting the lovely (and lively!) TWC members in their own turf. Below is a brief Q&A session with Futurebooks CEO Namita Sethi as published...

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Directors Compliance Programme (DCP)

Feb 16

Directors Compliance Programme (DCP)

Last year, the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) started training first-time directors who failed to file annual returns (ARs) on time. The first training session was held in June 2014, for 10,000 directors of Singapore companies. Here, we explain how Singapore supports first-time directors in handling their company’s compliance matters. Many wonder: ‘What is the DCP about? Why have...

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An overview on ESOP and ESOW for startups

Feb 02

An overview on ESOP and ESOW for startups

When you conceptualise your business idea and start a company, the next big task is to hire the right people to join you in your start-up journey. Thus, you employ the best talent to help you grow your business. It is only apt that you reward your employees in their journey with your growing business. Apart from...

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Startup profile: Richard Francis from Spotlight Reporting

Sep 30

Startup profile: Richard Francis from Spotlight Reporting

We met Richard Francis first at Xerocon Melbourne. Richard is the founder of Spotlight Reporting, the best add-on for Xero at Xerocon Auckland 2015. In September 2015, Richard visited us here in Singapore. Spotlight is charting growth in Asia, and also speaking to VCs in this part of the world. Q: What is the mission behind Spotlight...

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Startup profile: Gerben Visser from Singapore FinTech Consortium

Jul 28

Startup profile: Gerben Visser from Singapore FinTech Consortium

Fintech is growing fast and Singapore is a very favorable ground for it. The fintech space here has been given a boost by the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s announcement of a $225M injection, and general support for both bitcoin and blockchain based technologies. ‘Banking not banks’ as the need of the hour featured in a central banker’s...

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