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Singapore sponges up Silicon Valley wisdom to win the future

College interns rub elbows with the likes of Elon Musk and return with big ideas

A man passes the university hall at the National University of Singapore, Asia's No.1 university according to Times Higher Education.   © Reuters

SINGAPORE -- In 2016, while attending the National University of Singapore, Lim Jing Rong and Davis Gay teamed up to co-found a financial-technology startup.

The major motivation that led them to create their own business? Their one-year experience in Silicon Valley.

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