'Agripreneurs' tech-savvy green thumbs

Aug 19, 2013

'Agripreneurs' tech-savvy green thumbs

by Hiroko Nakata

Umeshu Dining Myojo, a small eatery in Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo, is growing its own herbs and leafy vegetables, including basil, mint, arugula and romaine lettuce, on site as part of a hydroponic “agripreneurism” effort. The plants are in a temperature- and water-controlled greenhouse 2½ ...

| Aug 12, 2013

So you want to start a business in Japan?

by Keiji Senoo

Reader VS writes: “I am a Spanish national interested in getting information about how to start a business in Japan. What is the minimum required to invest for this purpose and how is this linked to obtaining a residence status? Any information — in ...