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LINE—Japan’s Favorite Mobile Messenger App – Executive Summary – humblebunny.com

This Post is originally from  humblebunny.com This Executive Summary was written by Kevin Zona Similar to the way a superhero is molded by tragic events, Line was made in a response to the communication problem experienced during the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake. Nobody expected it would end up taking Japan by storm, with 90.2% of all Japanese …

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TEPCO’s Black Hole of Nuclear Disaster Cleanup Costs

To March 2016, the total public cost of dealing with the aftermath of the March 2011 nuclear accident at TEPCO’s (Tokyo Electric Power’s) Fukushima No. 1 plant topped JPY4.2 trillion, including costs for radioactive decontamination, reactor decommissioning and compensation payments to affected people and organizations, which translates into about ¥33,000 per capita. Despite strong public …

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Things to be Considered upon Launching a Business in Japan

When a foreign company and/or a foreign entrepreneur consider of launching a business in Japan there should be several factors to take into account in order to draw up an appropriate plan and get well prepared for business startup. I have published a comprehensive report in the website of EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation describing …

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What Airbnb’s Japan Problem Can Teach Your Startup – Executive Summary – DisruptingJapan.com

This Post is originally from Tim Romero’s excellent Website and Podcast;  Disrupting Japan – Your Inside Track on the Startups Changing Japan. Option to Subscribe to Tim’s Podcast are here This Executive Summary was written by David Forncrook Airbnb in Japan is facing some significant operating model challenges in spite of Japan being the second largest market for them …

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What’s Holding FinTech Back in Japan – Executive Summary – DisruptingJapan.com

This Post is originally from Tim Romero’s excellent Website and Podcast;  Disrupting Japan – Your Inside Track on the Startups Changing Japan. Option to Subscribe to Tim’s Podcast are here This Executive Summary was written by David Forncrook  Paul Chapman, a founder of Moneytree, presents well learned lessons for doing business, raising capital in Japan and how to navigate …

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