From the weblog:
1. There is no Asia.
“There is nothing except geography that connects these cultures. To say you are doing a startup in Asia means absolutely nothing.”
2. t’s not about geography, it’s about ecosystems.
Ben suggested that there were a few things that made up a successful ecosystem for startups: a healthy GDP/capita, population, infrastructure, access to talent, money and advice. He added, “that is why you are here at JFDI, right?”
- Startup Talks Series by JFDI Mentors – 3, 4 and 6 Feb (sgentrepreneurs.com)
- Toad Talks Series by JFDI Mentors (sgentrepreneurs.com)