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Word on the street is Singapore’s the next new big tech hub in Asia.

Not being the type to take anyone’s word for it, VentureBeat decided to catch up with a few Singapore-based entrepreneurs and get the story straight from the horse’s mouth at South By Southwest Interactive. We talked about culture, competition, the talent pool, and venture capital in Singapore, and the entrepreneurs we met with were quite enthusiastic about their hometown.

Here’s the first of three interviews on that subject. Stay tuned for the rest, and be sure to check out the startup referenced here, Business.me.

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