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Harvard Inspires Man to Ditch Family Riches for Taxis

Anthony Tan was a student at Harvard Business School when a classmate pulled him aside to gripe about how hard it was to hail a cab in Malaysia.

“What’s wrong with your taxi system?” said Tan, recalling the complaint about his country three years ago. “Your great-grandfather was a taxi driver, your grandfather started the Japanese auto industry in Malaysia, so do something about it.”