Startup Formalities

  1. What is the best legal structure for your startup?
  2. How to incorporate your private limited company in Singapore
  3. Pre-incorporation checklist for a private limited company in Singapore
  4. Does your Singapore startup need to alter its Constitution?
  5. Why do I need a company secretary for my Singapore startup?

Raising Money

  1. What every entrepreneur should know about convertible note financing
  2. Bootstrap or find an investor? What are the best ways of funding your Singapore startup?
  3. What are the benefits of using a SAFE (Simple Agreement for Future Equity) for your Singapore startup?
  4. What’s the difference between seed funding and Series A funding?
  5. Is it possible to finance your startup through crowdfunding in Singapore?
  6. A primer to the Venture Capital term sheet in Singapore
  7. Why your venture capitalist gets preferred shares and you don’t
  8. What exactly is this Capitalization Table my venture capitalist keeps asking about?
  9. What you need to know about liquidation preferences
  10. What should you expect when pitching for seed funding in Singapore?

Intellectual Property

  1. When should I register a trade mark for my startup in Singapore?
  2. What is the cheapest way to register your trade mark in multiple countries from Singapore?
  3. When should you register your trade mark outside of Singapore?
  4. Do you need to hire a lawyer to handle your Singapore trade mark registration?
  5. What are class(es) and specification(s) and how do you choose them for your trade mark?
  6. Haven’t incorporated in Singapore yet? Make sure you protect your app from being stolen by contractors
  7. What can you do when your iOS or Android app gets ripped off?


  1. Singapore Corporate Tax in a Nutshell


  1. Why your Singapore startup should be concerned about the Personal Data Protection Act (“PDPA”)
  2. What are the minimum legal requirements for an online business in Singapore?
  3. What legal issues do you have to be aware of when building an email list?
  4. What your Singapore startup should consider when purchasing a domain name


  1. What are the legal ramifications of working on your startup on the side while working a full-time job in Singapore?
  2. How to avoid getting fired from your day job when you’re running a startup on the side
  3. Does your Singapore startup need an employee handbook?
  4. Are you hiring an employee or an independent contractor in Singapore?

Business Law

Startup Legal Issues

  1. How to split the equity fairly in your Singapore startup
  2. Do you really need your investors to sign a non-disclosure agreement (“NDA”)?
  3. How to hire a lawyer for your Singapore startup?