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In Grab's early days, co-founder Anthony Tan was out to kill off rivals. Seven years on, he now thrives on competition, and has turned his passion to using the company to drive tech for good.

"I just open up my inbox every morning, and I get customers screaming at me about how useless I am. One customer (in Singapore) went, 'Eh! Why you charge me 30 cents for the ERP?'" - Anthony Tan.

IN THE glitzy, fast-paced world of startups, everyone wants to know how to identify the next big thing. Terms like "industry-first", "innovative business model" and "big data" get tossed around. But ask any early-stage venture capitalist, and the one big truth emerges: It all hinges on the...

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