Legal Experts Added to the DBS Fintech Stable

A global law firm has joined the DBS HotSpot Pre-Accelerator programme as legal mentors. Intellectual property and compliance issues are often neglected by innovators too absorbed at the creative end.

The Singaporean bank's programme, for very early stage start-ups in fintech, social enterprise, and digital technology, is designed to cultivate entrepreneurship in Singapore through experimentation, mentorship and training.

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has now joined the DBS HotSpot Pre-Accelerator programme as legal mentors, the firm said in a note to

The mentors from the Singapore office of Norton Rose Fulbright are partner Stella Cramer, consultant Gigi Cheah, (Pictured) and associate Jessica Paulin.

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Norton Rose Fullbright will provide advice on legal and compliance issues for the start-ups, especially in the crucial area of intellectual property.

«This is an excellent programme from DBS that encourages entrepreneurship in Singapore, and in particular in the growing area of fintech,» said Cramer.

 The DBS HotSpot Pre-Accelerator culminates in Demo Day where the teams pitch to an audience of corporate executives, angel and venture capital investors, and accelerators from all across Asia.




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