Teruhide Sato is the founder of Beenext which has backing from Beenos as well as individual investors who have built companies in Japan, Southeast Asia, and the...
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Japan, is an island nation in East Asia. Japan is a developed country and has the world’s third-largest economy by nominal GDP and the world’s fourth-largest economy by purchasing power parity. Japan ranks high in metrics of prosperity such as the Human Development Index, with the Japanese population enjoying the highest life expectancy of any country in the world and the third lowest infant mortality rate.
Country data primarily sourced from World Bank's Data Bank.
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The deal will see a lot of synergies between the two companies.
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SoftBank customers will be able to sign up for Netflix from September 2. The telco will also preinstall the Netflix app on its handsets starting this fall.
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Nota combines a take-over-the-world mentality, honed in the US, with humble Kyoto roots.