14 Jul '11, 2am

Can Singapore really produce a Mark Zuckerberg? by @bigsurf

Can Singapore really produce a Mark Zuckerberg? by @bigsurf

Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Powered by WP Greet Box The question of whether the next big thing could come out of Singapore recently popped up when The Jakarta Globe reprinted Sandra Davie’s story “NUS revs up scheme to spur start-ups ” under the thought-provoking headline “Making Singapore’s Own Zuckerberg ”. Most of the article chronicled the success of NUS’s entrepreneuship program, the NUS Overseas Colleges program (NOC). Indeed the program has definitely been one the most successful, if not the most successful institutionalised entrepreneurship program in Singapore. But how far is Singapore from producing a Mark Zuckerberg? Singapore is a very small city state, surrounded on all sides by primarily non-English-speaking countries. Despite statistics that cite a 500 million large market for the w...

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