In a lot of the work she does, Shirley Crystal is led by a singular purpose – to invest in the future for the next generation. The company runs a NextGen Programme that aims to revolutionise wealth preservation by moulding next-generation members of business families into future leaders through a highly customised curriculum across various industries like finance, wealth development, entrepreneurship and leadership development.
How do you make personal finance shareable for the Instagram generation? Replace jargon with relatable comics and a conversational tone to ensure financial literacy for Singaporean millennials, as some bloggers have done. With 85 per cent of its target audience ranging from 20 to 34, The Simple Sum's podcasts and comics aim to empower them through casual language.
In Asia, legacy planning has always been a sensitive topic to broach, especially among affluent families with a traditional mindset. But with the ongoing global pandemic spurring many into a reckoning with their own mortality, experts say the crisis has been a “catalyst” among the wealthy to take stock of their succession plans.
Golden Equator Consulting (GECo) today announced the appointment of digital transformation, communication, and marketing industry leader Meredith Carson as Managing Partner. Heading a team of strategists, analysts, and creators, Meredith will be responsible to drive the growth of the digitally-focused consulting business.
Pop Meals (formerly dahmakan), the newest addition to our GEC-KIP fund is the first Malaysian startup to be part of the Y Combinator startup programme. This US$18 million Series B round will see the team further develop the operating system that powers its end-to-end business.
Singapore’s Golden Equator Group (“Golden Equator” or “the Group”) today announces its expansion into Brunei, following the S$24.6 million strategic investment it received in April 2019 led by serial entrepreneur-investor Taizo Son along with individual investors from the Asia Pacific and Middle East, including Brunei.
Golden Equator Capital (GEC), a Singapore-based fund management arm, today announces the appointment of Pooja Gurbani as a Partner for its Venture Investments team. Her responsibilities include mentoring portfolio companies and maintaining strategic partnerships across the innovation and investment communities.
GEC-KIP Technology and Innovation Fund (GEC-KIP Fund), a S$120m venture fund co-managed by Golden Equator Capital (Singapore) and Korea Investment Partners (Korea) today announces its US$2.3 million investment into Vietnam’s leading PropTech platform, Rever.
Singapore’s Golden Equator Capital (GEC) announces that it has successfully raised two private capital funds totalling US$90 million for the growth capital of a public listed company in the region. The funds were backed by institutional and accredited investors in Singapore, Japan and Korea.
Golden Equator Wealth (GEW) was crowned best Southeast Asia Independent Wealth Manager. Last week, Singapore-based leading multi-family office Golden Equator Wealth won best Southeast Asia Independent Wealth Manager at WealthBriefingAsia Singapore Awards 2019.
Golden Equator today announces the appointment of Christopher Wilson as Philanthropy Ambassador for its multi-family office Golden Equator Wealth and Portfolio Mentor for the Group. He will take an advisory role and consult with Golden Equator Wealth’s clients to help them understand the benefits of philanthropy for the family and how to incorporate philanthropy in their family office.