With the ASEAN economy expected to grow around 5.5%, compared to about 5% this year, the region’s economy is, in fact, expected to overtake that of the G7 in 2018. It’s a perfect environment for entrepreneurs and startups. The growth sparks rapidurbanization, an increasing demand for infrastructure and a burgeoning middle class with greater spending power, resulting in a need for a wider range of services in all areas of life. Opportunities abound.
So many youths in Asia have entrepreneurial aspirations. Intellectual curiosity, unconventional thinking, passion – these are qualities they possess. They are the very same characteristics suited for entrepreneurship.