02 Nov '13, 1am

A different perspective to Southeast Asia’s startup ecosystem | Bernard Leong @bleongcwさんから

In this article, I provide a different perspective to an article from Jon Russell (The Next Web) about the four major issues that deals with the strengths and weaknesses challenging the Southeast Asia’s technology startup ecosystem. The article is originally published in SGEio. Article originally published in SGEio My friend Jon Russell from The Next Web has recently penned that there are four issues challenging Southeast Asia’s startup ecosystem : risk aversion, fear of failure, lack of big firm presence and immature ecosystem. To his credit, he has spotted some inherent weaknesses of a diverse market fragmented not just by geography but also business culture. In a similar reflection, Michael Smith Jr from Spuul focused on the lack of enough big firms . While there is a lot of hurrah with the arrival of 500 Startups to the region, there are several trends that might deter...

Full article: http://www.bernardleong.com/2013/03/05/a-different-perspe...

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