J is for Japan Entry and Startups

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Recent GDP figures show that China is now the #2 economy in the world, surpassing Japan which long held that position. The news sent a shockwave through Japan and set off a bunch of media commentary about what Japan can do to return to growth, envigorate its stagnant economy, and recapture the darling #2 position. […]

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E is for Entrepreneur

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I recently had the privilege of being accepted as a Mentee into the first Entrepreneurship Mentor Initiative here in Japan.  The program is sponsored by the U.S. Embassy, American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ), Tokyo American Center, Ernst & Young Japan, Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), and the Japan Market Expansion Competition (JMEC).  An excerpt […]

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