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Singapore is highest ranked Asian city in Savills Tech Cities index

Kalpana Rashiwala
Published Wed, Feb 6, 2019 · 09:50 PM

Singapore

SINGAPORE has emerged sixth in Savills World Research's global rankings of 30 tech cities, making it the highest-ranked Asian city.

The city state fared well in terms of tech environment, business environment and talent pool.

New York emerged as the premier tech city in this year's index, overtaking San Francisco due to the Big Apple's deep talent pool, position as a global centre of commerce, and major tech arrivals this year, including Amazon.

Amazon recently selected New York's Long Island City as a location for its second headquarters, citing the ability to attract world-class talent as a key determinator. Venture capital (VC) investment volumes have topped those of San Franci…

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