09 Mar '12, 9am

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Singapore the Latest Hot Spot for Social Entrepreneurship Singapore is fast becoming the destination for social entrepreneurship, thanks to its targeting by internet start-ups and tech companies. The World Bank has ranked Singapore number one in the world for ease of doing business and number four for starting a business. Tapping into the island's entrepreneurship, an accelerator programme for start-ups from around Asia has been set up by Singapore-based Joyful Frog Digital Incubator (JFDI) with SingTel , the region's largest telecommunications company. This 100-day mentorship is where the start-up teams receive advice from experienced entrepreneurs and specialists, after which they pitch to investors. This exciting programme brings the successful U.S. start-up accelerator programme pioneered by TechStars to the Asia Pacific. Wong Meng Weng, who helped to start JFDI, says,...

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