Masumi Koizumi

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Japan wants foreign entrepreneurs, but what's missing?

Business Nov 25, 2019

Japan wants foreign entrepreneurs, but what's missing?

For foreign entrepreneurs, Japan has never been the easiest place to launch a startup for a number of reasons, including its conservative corporate culture, restrictive visa requirements and daunting language barrier. Well aware it may be failing to attract businesspeople who can spark the economy, ...