Rikvin Business Blog

Blogs about incorporating in Singapore, including startup tips, accounting and taxation basics, and understanding work visa issues

In the Spotlight: Business Immigration to Singapore

business immigration to Singapore

It was the year of economic turmoil for four Asian Tigers. It was also the year when a Singapore dream was envisaged. A dream to assist and facilitate foreigners coming to the shores of Singapore to expand their businesses and make the city-state their home. And one year later, in 1998, Rikvin Pte Ltd was […]

Importance of a Knowledgeable Company Secretary in Singapore

importance of a company secretary in Singapore

With changing and increasingly complex regulations, local businesses must view company secretaries as an investment, not a burden. Annually, the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (“ACRA”) issues approximately 10,000 summonses to companies and their directors who are in default of the statutory requirements under the Companies Act. Amongst the various reasons for non-compliance, the most […]

Relocating to Singapore? Rikvin is here to help you!

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As Singapore embarks on a new era of growth and prosperity, concerns are mounting for the declining fertility rate of the country. But the good news is, as in the past, the city-state continues its open-door policies towards foreign professionals and mid-level workers. With company incorporation growth rate touching 8%t in the last three years, […]

Singapore Poised to be the Go-to Banking Destination of 21st Century Asia

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It’s no secret that 21st century belongs to Asia, with China and India leading the economic revival. Other emerging nations such as Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam are also attracting businesses from across the world, with huge populations to feed and ever-growing middle class to pamper. So where does a small city-state like Singapore fit into […]

Why You Should Do Business In Singapore: Part Two

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Singapore is a great place for entrepreneurs because there are plenty of incentives that help businesses get a head start. The country has designed its business landscape such that it allows you to focus on attaining success without impediments, according to the World Bank’s Doing Business report.

Why You Should Do Business in Singapore: Part One


The Singapore Government makes the process of company registration easy to encourage entrepreneurship in the city-state. More businesses mean more jobs for the economy and more revenues for the country. Singapore has carved its success based on this simple economic principle. Singapore has consistently topped the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business report for 9 […]

Rikvin Welcomes the ‘Malaysian Association in Singapore’ (MASIS)


Rikvin is proud to be the official services provider of the Malaysian Association in Singapore (MASIS) a non-profit, non-governmental organization for people of Malaysian origin who are currently living, working or studying in Singapore. The organization’s patron is no less than Malaysia’s High Commissioner to Singapore, Datuk Husni Zai Yaacob. In a statement, Datuk Husni […]

How to Work in Singapore in 8 Steps


These 8 simple steps to work in Singapore will pave the path for you to relocate to the city-state. Learn about work visa types and their requirements.

Tech Startups From Around The World Flock to Singapore for Funding

Tech startups in Singapore

Tech startups from all over the world are always seeking jurisdictions that have the perfect combination of potential consumer market, good supply of talent and healthy competition. Above all, they look out for funding. The Financial Times has reported recently of an economic phenomena in the Asia Pacific region. Tech start-ups from all over the […]