Leapfrogging into the Future

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In a year of fascinating conversations, a few stood out. One such conversation was with a doctor from Burma. He was intrigued by what this distributed infrastructure could mean for his work in Burma. We discussed how Burma is now the first “smartphone only” country in the world. I last went to Burma in 2007. They talked of making the decision to come to Burma instead of the United States, given the business potential they saw in Burma.

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And since opening its borders to global trade in 2012, Myanmar, formerly Burma, is creating an extraordinary entrepreneurial environment owing to its “greenfield” advantage: a rare opportunity to build a fit-for-purpose economy to suit the modern world. For years I’ve studied the cultures in 10 Asian countries: China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar (formerly Burma), the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan. By Sharon Schweitzer, J.D.,

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Leapfrogging into the Future

thebarefootvc

In a year of fascinating conversations, a few stood out. One such conversation was with a doctor from Burma. He was intrigued by what this distributed infrastructure could mean for his work in Burma. We discussed how Burma is now the first “smartphone only” country in the world. I last went to Burma in 2007. They talked of making the decision to come to Burma instead of the United States, given the business potential they saw in Burma.

Leapfrogging into the Future

thebarefootvc

In a year of fascinating conversations, a few stood out. One such conversation was with a doctor from Burma. He was intrigued by what this distributed infrastructure could mean for his work in Burma. We discussed how Burma is now the first “smartphone only” country in the world. I last went to Burma in 2007. They talked of making the decision to come to Burma instead of the United States, given the business potential they saw in Burma.