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Cloud Computing as a Key Enabler for Tech Start-Ups across Asia and the Pacific

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The rapid growth of start-ups has been accelerated by technologies such as cloud computing. Since start-ups attract investments and bring cutting-edge technology to emerging markets, governments need to establish or refine policies and mechanisms that foster vibrant start-up ecosystems, enabled by foundational technologies such as cloud computing.

This paper from the Asian Development Bank looks at the opportunities and challenges for start-ups in deploying the cloud and examines how policymakers can help start-ups make the most of cloud-computing technologies.

Contents 

Executive Summary
Introduction
Benefits of Cloud Computing in Helping to Accelerate Start-Ups
Barriers to Cloud Computing Use in Start-Ups
Recommendations: How Governments Can Support Their Start-Ups with Conducive Policies
Conclusion

Published August 2021
Source: Asian Development Bank

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