Skyland Ventures and East Ventures welcomed startups and VC to the opening of their new space in Tokyo’s Shibuya ward.
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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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All you have to do is view advertisements directly on your smartphone’s lock screen. Then go wild.
The product is a do-it-yourself app building solution and offers a number of customizable options.
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Economist Jesper Koll outlines how it's actually a very good idea to build a company in Japan right now.
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Founder and CEO Koichiro Yoshida shares his experience enabling freelance work in Japan at Tech in Asia Tokyo 2015.
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“Scale” is perhaps the most overused word in the startup lexicon. It is splashed across tech media and ushered across every incubator, accelerator and plush ven...