SINGAPORE (June 18): “Fake it until you make it” is a mantra in the tech start-up world almost as old as California’s Silicon Valley itself. This region outside San Francisco is home to the world’s largest tech industry, whose iconic companies such as Apple, Facebook and Google’s owner Alphabet are now in a race to cross the trillion-US dollar valuation. In their formative years, many of today’s tech behemoths had no real business model, but with lots of venture capital money and hard work, they eventually morphed into some of the most profitable enterprises on earth. 

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