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The 3 missing links in the entrepreneurial ecosystem

Singapore appears to be on the right track to nurturing an entrepreneurial culture, but it needs to also involve parents, entrepreneurship educators and mid-life entrepreneurs.

Singapore schools (like the one at left) can learn from the Incubator School in Los Angeles, which engages its alumni, parents and the community to equip its students with entrepreneurship competencies and technology skills.

THE Singapore government has, in recent years, introduced a flurry of policies and programmes in schools under a broader push to develop entrepreneurs and a startup culture in Singapore.

Indeed, the ecosystem for entrepreneurs has grown larger in the last 15 years, with policy makers now...