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The straits times

The Straits Times, 24 Aug 2016

Start-ups should start out by protecting IP

Why it is important that start-ups should start out by protecting IP
E27
e27, 18 Jul 2016
Crowdfunding is making its way to Singapore's SGX
Singapore’s FundedHere — an equity-based and lending crowdfunding operator in Singapore — announced today it will open the doors for SGX-listed companies to raise short-term bonds worth up to S$5 million (US$3.7 million) on its platform, targetting the end of September for its first launch.
Asiaone
AsiaOne, 18 Jul 2016
Crowdfunding platform to offer short-term bonds from listed firms

Crowdfunding platform FundedHere plans to open its doors to Singapore listings to raise crowdfunding through short-term bonds.
Crowdfund insider
Crowdfund Insider, 17 Jul 2016

Singapore Based FundedHere to Help SGX Listed Companies Sell Bonds
FundedHere, a licensed crowdfunding platform based in Singapore that targets start-ups in Southeast Asia and Greater China, has announced it will be assisting SGX listed companies to raise capital via short-term bonds of up to S$5 million each.
Deal street asia
Deal Street Asia, 18 Jul 2016

Crowdfunding platform FundedHere to aid SGX-listed firms access short-term bonds
Singapore-based equity and debt crowdfinance platform FundedHere will be the first crowdfunding platform in Singapore, if not the Asia Pacific (APAC), to aid corporations listed on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) raise funds via short-term bonds of up to S$5 million (US$3.71 million), with an annual coupon of approximately 9 per cent.
The business times
The Business Times, 18 Jul 2016
Crowdfunding platform to offer short-term bonds from listed firms

CROWDFUNDING platform FundedHere plans to open its doors to Singapore listings to raise crowdfunding through short-term bonds.
E27
e27, 9 Jun 2016

Targetting SMEs, Singapore central bank lowers barrier to entry for securities-based crowdfunding

In an effort to ease access for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the country’s central bank and financial regulatory authority, announced yesterday two structural changes in how the agency will approach securities-based crowdfunding.
Singapore business review
Singapore Business Review, 9 Jun 2016

This is what crowdfunding players think of new MAS regulation
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Equity-based crowdfunding was once sealed off to retail investors, but the Monetary Authority of Singapore has just rolled out new rules to give more individual investors access to crowdfunding platforms.
Crowdfund insider
Crowdfund Insider, 9 Jun 2016

FundedHere’s CEO Lauds Singapore’s Securities-Based Crowdfunding Approach
On Wednesday (June 8), the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced it is revamping the country’s crowdfunding industry by offering new ways for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to gain access to funds through securities-based crowdfunding (SCF) platforms easier.
Ie singapore
IE Singapore, 9 May 2016
Four firms from Singapore raise combined 1m on FundedHere
FOUR companies from Singapore have raised a combined S$1 million from local crowdfunding platform FundedHere, becoming the first to get funding from accredited investors registered with the platform.
Computerworld philippines
ComputerWorld Philippines, 10 May 2016
Singapore startups and education provider raise a combined S$1 million from FundedHere’s crowdfunding platform
FundedHere - Singapore's equity-based and lending crowdfunding platform - announced that its platform has enabled three startups and an Asian education provider to raise a combined S$1 million from accredited investors.
Computerworld malaysia
ComputerWorld Malaysia, 10 May 2016
Singapore startups and education provider raise a combined S$1 million from FundedHere’s crowdfunding platform
FundedHere - Singapore's equity-based and lending crowdfunding platform - announced that its platform has enabled three startups and an Asian education provider to raise a combined S$1 million from accredited investors.
Computerworld singapore
ComputerWorld Singapore, 10 May 2016
Singapore startups and education provider raise a combined S$1 million from FundedHere’s crowdfunding platform
FundedHere - Singapore's equity-based and lending crowdfunding platform - announced that its platform has enabled three startups and an Asian education provider to raise a combined S$1 million from accredited investors.
Cio asia
CIO Asia, 10 May 2016
Singapore startups and education provider raise a combined S$1 million from FundedHere’s crowdfunding platform
FundedHere - Singapore's equity-based and lending crowdfunding platform - announced that its platform has enabled three startups and an Asian education provider to raise a combined S$1 million from accredited investors.
Mis asia
MIS Asia, 10 May 2016
Singapore startups and education provider raise a combined S$1 million from FundedHere’s crowdfunding platform
FundedHere - Singapore's equity-based and lending crowdfunding platform - announced that its platform has enabled three startups and an Asian education provider to raise a combined S$1 million from accredited investors.
Deal street asia
Deal Street Asia, 9 May 2016
Four companies crowd-raise $750k in total on FundedHere platform
Three Singapore-based startups and an Asian education provider have raised a combined S$1 million ($750,000) from FundedHere, becoming the first companies in the city island to obtain funding from accredited investors registered with the local licensed crowdfunding platform.
Lianhe zaobao
Lianhe Zaobao, 9 May 2016
三家新加坡起步公司和一家亚洲教育供应者,通过股权和债券众筹平台FundedHere,筹集到100万元资金。Four companies raised one million on crowdfunding platform
三家新加坡起步公司和一家亚洲教育供应者,通过股权和债券众筹平台FundedHere,筹集到100万元资金
The edge markets
The Edge Markets, 9 May 2016
Four companies raise $1 million via equity crowd-funding platform FundedHere
FundedHere, one of the growing number of crowd-funding platforms setting up shop in Singapore, has helped raise a total of $1 million from four companies.
The business times
The Business Times, 9 May 2016
Four firms from Singapore raise combined S$1m on FundedHere
FOUR companies from Singapore have raised a combined S$1 million from local crowdfunding platform FundedHere, becoming the first to get funding from accredited investors registered with the platform.
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Marshall Cavendish Business Information, 11 Apr 2016
First approved crowdfunding platform raises S$1.74M
FUNDEDHERE, the first crowdfunding platform to gain regulatory approval, has raised S$1.74 million in seed capital from three high net worth individuals: the major shareholder of a Singapore mainboard-listed firm investing in his personal capacity; a Chinese entrepreneur investing through her Singapore-based family office Asiaworld Assets; and a Swiss intellectual property specialist.
Ie singapore
IE Singapore, 11 Apr 2016
Equity crowdfunding platform raises $1.74m
Singapore-based start-up FundedHere has raised $1.74 million seed capital, two weeks after starting operations as the Republic's first equity crowdfunding and crowdlending platform.
Deal street asia
Deal Street Asia, 11 Apr 2016
Singapore: FundedHere secures $1.29m seed funding from angel investors
Singapore-based crowdfunding platform FundedHere has raised S$1.74 million ($1.29 million) seed capital from three angel investors, two weeks after commencing operations as the first equity crowdfunding and crowd-lending platform in the city-state.
Crowdfund insider
Crowdfund Insider, 11 Apr 2016
Singapore’s FundedHere Raises $1.29M From Three Angel Investors
Singapore-based crowdfunding platform, FundedHere, recently announced that it has secured $1.29 million from three angel investors.
Yahoo news
Yahoo! News, 11 Apr 2016
Equity and debt crowdfunding platform FundedHere raises US$1.29M
FundedHere, an equity-based and lending crowdfunding platform targeting startups in Southeast Asia and Greater China, has secured S$1.74 million (US$1.29 million) in seed capital, at a post-money valuation to S$11 million (US$8.17 million), two weeks after commencing operations.
I3 investor
i3 Investor, 11 Apr 2016
FundedHere raises $1.74 mil two weeks after launch
FundedHere said it has raised $1.74 million seed capital, two weeks after starting operations as Singapore's first equity crowdfunding and crowdlending platform, bringing its post-money valuation to $11 million.
E27
e27, 11 Apr 2016
Equity and debt crowdfunding platform FundedHere raises US$1.29M
FundedHere, an equity-based and lending crowdfunding platform targeting startups in Southeast Asia and Greater China, has secured S$1.74 million (US$1.29 million) in seed capital, at a post-money valuation to S$11 million (US$8.17 million), two weeks after commencing operations.
The edge markets
The Edge Markets, 11 Apr 2016
FundedHere raises $1.74 mil two weeks after launch
FundedHere said it has raised $1.74 million seed capital, two weeks after starting operations as Singapore’s first equity crowdfunding and crowdlending platform, bringing its post-money valuation to $11 million.
The straits times
The Straits Times, 11 Apr 2016
Equity crowdfunding platform raises $1.74M
Singapore-based start-up FundedHere has raised $1.74 million seed capital, two weeks after starting operations as the Republic's first equity crowdfunding and crowdlending platform.
The business times
The Business Times, 11 Apr 2016
First approved crowdfunding platform raises S$1.74M
First approved crowdfunding platform raises S$1.74m- three high net worth individuals contribute over S$500,000 each in seed capital to FundedHere.
Channel 8 news
Channel 8 News, 21 Mar 2016
MAS approves capital markets service and crowdfunding platform FundedHere. 金管局颁发营业执照给群众募资平台FundedHere
我国金融管理局颁发营业执照给群众募资平台FundedHere,允许这个融资平台在本地营运。 SINGAPORE: An equity-based and lending crowdfunding platform on Monday (Mar 21) commenced operations in Singapore, following its receipt of a Capital Markets Services licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).
Wtoutiao
Wtoutiao, 22 Mar 2016

About Crowdfunding Equity Platform FundedHere 群众募资平台FundedHere
SINGAPORE: An equity-based and lending crowdfunding platform on Monday (Mar 21) commenced operations in Singapore, following its receipt of a Capital Markets Services licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).
新加坡金融管理局颁发营业执照给群众募资平台FundedHere,允许这个融资平台在本地营运。
Nanyang siang pau
Nanyang Siang Pau, 23 Mar 2016

Singapore's first licensed capital markets service and crowdfunding platform, FundedHere, to begin operating next month 狮城首获资金市场服务执照 FundedHere众筹平台下月运作

股权和债券众筹平台FundedHere,获新加坡金融管理局的资金市场服务(Capital Markets Services)执照,预计下个月开始全面运作。Singapore's first licensed capital markets service and crowdfunding platform, FundedHere, to begin operating next month
My stock 118
My Stock 118, 21 Mar 2016

Equity And Debt Crowdfunding Platform FundedHere Launched
FundedHere, an equity and debt crowdfunding platform, has been launched after it received a Capital Markets Services licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore.
Racefields
Racefields, 21 Mar 2016

FundedHere Goes Live In Singapore

The equity-based crowdfunding platform received its Capital Markets Services Licence from the country’s monetary authority last week is targeting start-ups in South-East Asia and Greater China.
International business times
International Business Times, 22 Mar 2016

Equity and crowdfunding platform FundedHere starts operations

FundedHere Singapore-based lending and crowdfunding platform FundedHere started operations promising to connect start-ups in Southeast Asia and China with investors in Singapore.
Msn news
MSN News, 22 Mar 2016

Singapore's first equity and debt crowdfunding platform launched
FundedHere, Singapore's first licensed equity and debt crowdfunding platform started operations on March 21, bridging startups in Southeast Asia and China with investments or venture debt from as low as S$5,000 (US$3,700) each.
Asiaone
AsiaOne, 23 Mar 2016

FundedHere is first equity-based crowdfunding platform to get full nod from MAS

The dawn of securities-based crowdfunding has finally come to Singapore - after FundedHere on Monday said that it has been given the green light by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to run the first equity and debt crowdfunding platform here.
Fx market alerts
FX Market Alerts, 22 Mar 2016
Crowdfunding platform commence operations in Singapore
FundedHere, an equity-based and lending crowdfunding platform commenced operations in Singapore on Monday (21 Mar) after it received a Capital Markets Services license from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).
Digital news asia
Digital News Asia, 22 Mar 2016

FundedHere gets regulator okay to operate equity and debt crowdfunding
SINGAPORE’S crowdfunding scene is set for a boost with crowdfunding platform FundedHere being issued a Capital Markets Services licence by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).
Lianhe zaobao

Lianhe Zaobao, 22 Mar 2016

Singapore's first licensed capital markets service and crowdfunding platform, FundedHere, to begin operating next month

本地首个获资本市场服务执照 FundedHere众筹平台下月运作
股权和债券众筹平台FundedHere获得新加坡金融管理局的资本市场服务(Capital Markets Services)执照,预计下个月开始全面运作。
The straits times
The Straits Times, 22 Mar 2016

Equity crowdfunding to go live next month
Singapore's first fully licensed equity and debt crowdfunding platform will go live next month, allowing accredited investors to choose from 10 start-ups.
The business times
The Business Times, 22 Mar 2016

FundedHere is first equity-based crowdfunding platform to get full nod from MAS
THE dawn of securities-based crowdfunding has finally come to Singapore - after FundedHere on Monday said that it has been given the green light by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to run the first equity and debt crowdfunding platform here.
My bursa
My Bursa, 21 Mar 2016

Equity and debt crowdfunding platform FundedHere launched

Fundedhere, an equity and debt crowdfunding platform, has been launched after it received a Capital Markets Services licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore, ando-founder Andy Lim, is Singapore’s first such platform to “go live”.
Crowdfund insider
Crowdfund Insider, 21 Mar 2016

First! FundedHere Claims First Licensed Equity & Debt Crowdfunding Platform in Singapore

FundedHere, an equity and debt based crowdfunding platform, has claimed the title of “First” as it has received a Capital Markets Services (CMS) license to operate by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).
Channel news asia
Channel News Asia, 21 Mar 2016

FundedHere commences operations in Singapore
FundedHere commences operations in Singapore, says it will connect start-ups in Southeast Asia and China with accredited investors in Singapore, with investment amounts starting from S$5,000.
Bt invest
BT Invest, 21 Mar 2016

Equity and debt crowdfunding platform launched

FundedHere, an equity and debt crowdfunding platform set up by Tembusu Partners' co-founder Andy Lim, was launched on Monday after receiving a Capital Markets Services (CMS) licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).
Share investor
Share Investor, 21 Mar 2016

Equity and debt crowdfunding platform launched

FundedHere, an equity and debt crowdfunding platform set up by Tembusu Partners' co-founder Andy Lim, was launched on Monday after receiving a Capital Markets Services (CMS) licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).
E27
e27, 21 Mar 2016

Singapore’s equity and debt crowdfunding platform FundedHere goes live
FundedHere had received its Capital Markets Services (CMS) Licence from Singapore’s Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on 18 March 2015, which permits FundedHere to deal in securities under the Securities and Futures Act.
Deal street asia
Deal Street Asia, 21 Mar 2016

Singapore’s FundedHere receives MAS Capital Markets Services license
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Singapore-based equity and debt crowdfunding platform FundedHere has received a Capital Markets Services license from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), and will be the first equity and debt crowdfunding platform to be fully-licensed by the Singapore government and ready for fundraising.
Yahoo news
Yahoo! News, 21 Mar 2016

Singapore’s equity and debt crowdfunding platform FundedHere goes live

FundedHere received its Capital Markets Services Licence from Singapore’s monetary authority, which permits it to deal in securities under the Securities and Futures Act
Singapore business review
Singapore Business Review, 21 Mar 2016

Singapore's first equity and debt crowdfunding platform launched
FundedHere, Singapore's first licensed equity and debt crowdfunding platform started operations on March 21, bridging startups in Southeast Asia and China with investments or venture debt from as low as S$5,000 (US$3,700) each.
The edge markets
The Edge Markets, 21 Mar 2016
Equity and debt crowdfunding platform FundedHere launched

FundedHere, an equity and debt crowdfunding platform, has been launched after it received a Capital Markets Services licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore.
The business times
The Business Times, 21 Mar 2016

Equity and debt crowdfunding platform launched
FundedHere, an equity and debt crowdfunding platform set up by Tembusu Partners' co-founder Andy Lim, was launched on Monday after receiving a Capital Markets Services (CMS) licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). 
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Digital news asia
Digital News Asia, 5 Mar 2015

Crowdfunding goes private with FundedHere in Singapore
EQUITY crowdfunding platform FundedHere has been launched in Singapore to facilitate equity-based funding and venture debt for startups in the region from as low as S$5,000 (US$3,700) each, even as regulators in both Singapore and Malaysia look to facilitate the launch of such platforms.
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Crowdfund insider
Crowdfund Insider, 2 Mar 2015

FundedHere: Singapore’s First Equity Crowdfunding Platform Launched by Andy Lim
Singapore’s first true equity crowdfunding platform, FundedHere, launched today its platform to facilitate equity-based funding and venture debt for start-ups in the region from as low as S$5,000 (US$3,700).
Deal street asia
Deal Street Asia, 3 Mar 2015

Crowdfunding Platforms FundedHere and Sniffr to Launch in Singapore
FundedHere, a Singaporean equity crowdfunding portal facilitating equity investments as low as S$5000 per investor and short-term lending for startup ventures launched today.
The business times
The Business Times, 4 Mar 2015

Crowdfunding platform awaits MAS green light

Just two weeks after the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) proposed regulations for securities-based crowdfunding, a new equity and lending-based crowdfunding platform, FundedHere, has emerged.
Today
Today, 4 Mar 2015

New crowdfunding platform to aid start-ups in region

FundedHere launched as the first crowdfunding platform offering equity and lending-based funding to start-ups in the region.
The straits times
The Straits Times, 3 Mar 2015
New equity crowdfunding platform for startups launched

New equity crowdfunding platform, FundedHere, launched.