We're now on the third leg of our tour in Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia. We just hosted a meetup at MaGIC, the government backed center.
From an anecdotal perspective, the conclusions have been:
Having reflected these thoughts with others in the SE Asia region, one conclusion came out about Singapore as more of a financial hub for the region. There is a strong correlation between a startup financial hub and a city's history of banking and financial services, like New York and London.