Singapore woos global tech talent as it nurtures Silicon Valley ambitions

Singapore city skyline. Photo: Nicky Loh/Bloomberg

San Francisco-based investor Paul Bragiel said he needed to be asked three or four times before he accepted an invitation from Singapore to come check out its tech scene.

He made the 8,000-mile trip, but said that back then – in 2010 – the city-state’s prospects to become a leading Asia tech hub were “bleak, to say the least.”

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