Japan wants foreign entrepreneurs, but what's missing?

Business Nov 25, 2019

Japan wants foreign entrepreneurs, but what's missing?

by Masumi Koizumi

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, ...

Young entrepreneurs with a mission bank on 'Greta' effect

Business Oct 24, 2019

Young entrepreneurs with a mission bank on 'Greta' effect

As the brains behind a hydroponics farming system in rural Kenya, 17-year-old Jefferson Kang'acha struggled to get noticed but he now expects the youth climate movement led by Greta Thunberg to bolster other young people on a mission. Kang'acha, a computer technology student, decided to ...