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Startups are finding fertile ground in Asia -- Southeast Asia in particular. Populations are getting wealthier, smartphones are ubiquitous and governments are holding out carrots for innovators. Homegrown ventures are sniffing out opportunities far larger global corporations have yet to pick up on. Entrepreneurs who cut their teeth in the West are also finding success. And international venture capitalists are on the prowl for the next big thing. Look out Silicon Valley?

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