31 Aug '15, 11am

Think Singapore is the best startup hub in Asia? Think again

Think Singapore is the best startup hub in Asia? Think again

A company trying to start up in Asia may be intrigued by vibrant Vietnam, or may want to cash-in on a potential Indonesian gold mine or an expansive mobile market in the Philippines. Those certainly sound like attractive adventures, but at the end of the day, if the goal is to make money Seoul and Beijing are the two best startup ecosystems in Asia, according to SparkLabs Global Ventures ‘ annual Global Technology Trends & Startup Hubs report. It should be noted that SparkLabs Global Ventures advertises eight Korean companies on its portfolio and its sister company SparkLabs runs an accelerator based in Seoul. Despite that, the Silicon Valley-based seed investment firm has a global reach. Bernard Moon, SparkLabs Co-founder and Partner, told e27 , “[The report] shows where the real centres of startup activity are. From creation to exit. Whether you are an entrepreneur or in...

Full article: http://e27.co/think-singapore-is-the-best-startup-hub-in-...

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