"I grew up looking up to Bruce Lee, as does every Asian boy with a heart. He’s the quintessential modern-day Asian hero. And I’m going to take a page out of the master’s book:
I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine.
That’s perfect advice for Asian startups. We’re not in a startup to live up to Silicon Valley’s expectations.
As you may know, I think Asia should embrace its own identity and stop trying to be Silicon Valley. Today, I’m telling you, Asia is just as innovative as the Valley – if not more so. And this can’t be ignored.