Editor’s note: This was contributed by Nathan Resnick, CEO of Sourcify, a platform that makes manufacturing easy.

On my last visit to Hong Kong this past April, I was blown away by the rise in startups and incubators in the area. As a former expat myself living in Beijing seven years ago, it was incredible to see this area sprout as a rising center for innovation in Asia.

The startup mindset goes against the “tiger mom” mentality of the East: in a startup, your child typically won’t have much stability and won’t have the pressure to attain high academic achievement.

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