02 Aug '13, 5am

Youths are the future: Lessons from Startup Roots Singapore

Youths are the future: Lessons from Startup Roots Singapore

Youths are the future: Lessons from Startup Roots Singapore August 2, 2013 by Guest Contributor By Derrick Ko, SF-based software engineer, employee #1 at Kicksend , startup founder. A version of this article was first published on Medium . Photo: WhyOhGee Some time ago, Qin En, an intern at The Hub Singapore , wrote an engaging piece describing his discouragements about the future of Singapore’s startup scene, based on his experience of running The HUB Internship Program. I actually do agree with his over-arching themes. Singapore’s youth could be better infused with a culture of building stuff . University initiatives should double down on the skills that truly matter to startups. And internship programs should be meaningful to both the company and the intern. But I disagree with his conclusion that Singapore’s youths inhibit the growth of the local startup ecosystem. Sta...

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