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Israeli tech's Singapore connection


WHAT do Singapore banks, SMEs and Israeli deep-tech AI startups have in common? A bridge to capital that is facilitating traffic both ways. This Saturday in The Business Times Weekend, Brunch looks at how Singapore is providing a connection for Israeli tech startups seeking a path to Asian capital, while also giving Singapore businesses access to leading-edge technologies in cybersecurity and data science.

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